Waldron Middle School

  • Waldron Middle School serves 466 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Waldron Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Waldron Middle School's student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waldron Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waldron Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#527 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
13%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
77%
60%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waldron Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.390.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaldron School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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