PROFICIENCY 14% 50% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
13%Forrest City

Forrest City Jr. High is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "FORREST CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Forrest City, AR. There are a total of 418 students and 38 teachers at Forrest City Jr. High, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 415 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Forrest City Jr. High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 14.0%, which is 50% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch415
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Forrest City Jr. High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

8<= 5%
High School21-39%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Forrest City Jr. High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 16.6% 13.7% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 81.3% 84.2% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 0.5% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.5% 1.0% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.3% 1.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Forrest City High School9%0.2Forrest City, AR
Stewart Elementary School17%0.7Forrest City, AR
Lincoln Academy12%0.8Forrest City, AR
Palestine-wheatley Elementary. School.21%7.1Palestine, AR
Palestine-wheatley Senior High14%7.2Palestine, AR

Forrest City demographics profile

StatisticForrest CityArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)9075591
Median age34.737.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.4:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%58%55%
Speak English91%93%79%
Speak Spanish6%5%13%

Education level achieved in Forrest City

IndexForrest CityArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade67.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school64.6%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college40.9%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.2%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.7%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Forrest City Jr. High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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