PROFICIENCY 13% 55% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
19%Little Rock

J.a. Fair High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Little Rock, AR. There are a total of 916 students and 88 teachers at J.a. Fair High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of 697 free lunch students and 64 reduced lunch students.

J.a. Fair High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.5%, which is 55% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch697
Reduced lunch64


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment184
Taking some courses151
Taking some courses (not tests)30
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses144

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 J.a. Fair High School, there are a total of 184 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 151 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School7%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School18%

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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J.a. Fair High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.5% 18.9% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 84.8% 65.0% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 2.6% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.0% 11.5% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 1.5% 1.9% 3.1%

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Little Rock demographics profile

StatisticLittle RockArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,6645591
Median age35.937.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%58%55%
Speak English90%93%79%
Speak Spanish6%5%13%

Education level achieved in Little Rock

IndexLittle RockArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.6%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college67.3%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.2%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.9%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters15.4%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.1%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%0.9%1.3%
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