Paragould Junior High School



Paragould Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paragould Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 251
8 228
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paragould Junior High School is a public high school of the Paragould School District located in Paragould, AR. It has 479 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 479
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.02

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Paragould Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 253
(53%)
667
(51%)
 Male 226
(47%)
651
(49%)

Paragould Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 405
(85%)
1,126
(85%)
 Hispanic 32
(7%)
75
(6%)
 Black 30
(6%)
76
(6%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
35
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Paragould Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 234
(49%)
587
(45%)
 Not Eligible 193
(40%)
604
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(11%)
127
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Paragould Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 57.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Paragould Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 435
2006 412
2007 422
2008 430
2009 432
2010 431
2011 452
2012 444
2013 456
2014 469
2015 479

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.6
2006 10.3
2007 9.8
2008 10
2009 10.6
2010 12.7
2011 14.3
2012 14.1
2013 13.9
2014 13.6
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59770114942529
2006 0.69902912621359
2007 0.53791469194313
2008 0.54651162790698
2009 0.59490740740741
2010 0.64269141531323
2011 0.63938053097345
2012 0.63513513513514
2013 0.625
2014 0.62686567164179
2015 0.59707724425887

Compare Paragould Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,231.1% 12.3:1
 
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 57.7%
 
This School 59.7%
 

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