PROFICIENCY 20% 28% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Fort Smith

Dora Kimmons Jr. High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 9 and is located in the district of "FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Fort Smith, AR. There are a total of 835 students and 60 teachers at Dora Kimmons Jr. High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 692 free lunch students and 73 reduced lunch students.

Dora Kimmons Jr. High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.0%, which is 28% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch692
Reduced lunch73


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Dora Kimmons Jr. High School, 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

High School22%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School20-24%

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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Dora Kimmons Jr. High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 13.9% 43.2% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 19.8% 11.4% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 11.1% 6.1% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 50.1% 31.5% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.5% 1.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 6.2% 1.9% 3.1%

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Tilles Elementary School22%2.0Fort Smith, AR
Howard Elementary School12%2.1Fort Smith, AR
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Northside High School19%2.3Fort Smith, AR
Harry C. Morrison Elementary. School15%2.3Fort Smith, AR
Euper Lane Elementary School52%2.7Fort Smith, AR
Ballman Elementary School22%2.7Fort Smith, AR

Fort Smith demographics profile

StatisticFort SmithArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,3895591
Median age35.637.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%58%55%
Speak English79%93%79%
Speak Spanish14%5%13%

Education level achieved in Fort Smith

IndexFort SmithArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade76.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school74.4%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college50.1%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.3%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%0.9%1.3%
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