PROFICIENCY 13% 54% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Fort Smith

William O. Darby 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 640 students and 50 teachers at William O. Darby Jr. High School., for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 555 free lunch students and 47 reduced lunch students.

William O. Darby Jr. High School. has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 13.0%, which is 54% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch555
Reduced lunch47


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 William O. Darby 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

8<= 5%
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School15-19%

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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William O. Darby Jr. High School. race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 27.1% 43.2% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 11.9% 11.4% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 6.1% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 50.6% 31.5% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 3.1% 1.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.2% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.1% 6.2% 1.9% 3.1%

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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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Source: The William O. Darby Jr. High School. 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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