1501 Ne Wildcat Way
Bentonville, AR 72712
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Washington Junior High School serves 708 students in grades 7-8.
Washington Junior High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 708 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Washington Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Washington Junior High School's student population of 708 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
708 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Junior High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Washington Junior High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#58 out of 998 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
78%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington Junior High School's ranking?

Washington Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

72% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Washington Junior High School?

708 students attend Washington Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

78% of Washington Junior High School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington Junior High School?

Washington Junior High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Washington Junior High School offer ?

Washington Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 708 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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