Washington Junior High School

1501 Ne Wildcat Way
Bentonville, AR 72712
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Washington Junior High School serves 681 students in grades 7-8.
Washington Junior High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 5%)
  • 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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School Overview

Washington Junior High School's student population of 681 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
681 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 5% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#38 out of 993 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
14%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
78%
59%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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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
18%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (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 is ranked #38 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Washington Junior High School often compared to?
Washington Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln Junior High School, J. William Fulbright Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Washington Junior High School?
681 students attend Washington Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Washington Junior High School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 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 14:1, 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).
What school district is Washington Junior High School part of?
Washington Junior High School is part of Bentonville School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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