Yerger Junior High School

  • Yerger Junior High School serves 221 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Yerger Junior High 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Yerger Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Yerger Junior High School's student population of 221 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Yerger Junior High 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Yerger Junior High School is 0.59, which is more 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#928 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
39%
13%
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Black
50%
20%
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White
11%
60%
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Diversity Score0.590.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHOPE School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Yerger Junior High School is Hope High School (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Hope Academy (0.7 miles away)
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