PROFICIENCY 14% 50% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
22%TEXARKANA SCHOOL DISTRICT
26%Texarkana
28%Arkansas

North Heights Jr. High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "TEXARKANA SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Texarkana, AR. There are a total of 649 students and 55 teachers at North Heights Jr. High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 368 free lunch students and 52 reduced lunch students.

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

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students649
Teachers55.19
Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch368
Reduced lunch52

 

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 North Heights 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

GradeProficiency
All11%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
76-9%
8<= 5%
High School40-44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All17%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
710-14%
821%
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.

North Heights Jr. High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArkansasNational
White 40.8% 39.3% 64.2% 51.1%
Black 52.5% 52.9% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.3% 0.4% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 3.4% 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 3.2% 3.6% 1.9% 3.1%

Texarkana demographics profile

StatisticTexarkanaArkansasNational
Population30,1553,017,825328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)7205891
Median age37.637.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%58%55%
Speak English98%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%

Education level achieved in Texarkana

IndexTexarkanaArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade79.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college47.9%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.1%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.6%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The North Heights Jr. High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.