L. A. Chaffin Junior High School



L. A. Chaffin Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

L. A. Chaffin Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 302
8 276
9 261
10 0
11 0
12 0

L. A. Chaffin Junior High School is a public high school of the Fort Smith School District located in Fort Smith, AR. It has 839 students in grades 7th through 9th. L. A. Chaffin Junior High School is the 48th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 6,984th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 839
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.91

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L. A. Chaffin Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 434
(52%)
3,224
(51%)
 Female 405
(48%)
3,131
(49%)

L. A. Chaffin Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 513
(61%)
2,907
(46%)
 Hispanic 122
(15%)
1,695
(27%)
 Two or More 71
(8%)
446
(7%)
 Asian 64
(8%)
439
(7%)
 Black 59
(7%)
775
(12%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
86
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

L. A. Chaffin Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 448
(53%)
2,264
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(37%)
3,492
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(10%)
599
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

L. A. Chaffin Junior High School is ranked 61st out of 0 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of L. A. Chaffin Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 55.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

L. A. Chaffin Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 756
2006 787
2007 751
2008 767
2009 758
2010 819
2011 793
2012 839

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15.1
2007 14.7
2008 14.8
2009 15.5
2010 16.6
2011 15.6
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32539682539683
2006 0.35832274459975
2007 0.34886817576565
2008 0.39374185136897
2009 0.40369393139842
2010 0.41269841269841
2011 0.40605296343001
2012 0.46603098927294

Compare L. A. Chaffin Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.2% 12.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 55.4%
 

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Public 07 - 09 839 16.2:1  
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