PROFICIENCY 27% 5% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
17%WEST MEMPHIS SCHOOL DISTRICT
17%West Memphis
28%Arkansas

West Junior High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 9 and is located in the district of "WEST MEMPHIS SCHOOL DISTRICT" in West Memphis, AR. There are a total of 424 students and 35 teachers at West Junior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 421 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

West Junior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 26.5%, which is 5% lower than the Arkansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students424
Teachers34.87
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch421
Reduced lunch0

 

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 West Junior 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
All18%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
720-24%
810-14%
High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
735-39%
835-39%
High School25-29%

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.

West Junior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArkansasNational
White 51.9% 21.9% 64.2% 51.1%
Black 45.6% 75.8% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 0.2% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.8% 1.1% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 0.9% 1.9% 3.1%

West Memphis demographics profile

StatisticWest MemphisArkansasNational
Population25,4113,017,825328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8735891
Median age34.037.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%58%55%
Speak English98%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%

Education level achieved in West Memphis

IndexWest MemphisArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade77.2%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school75.3%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college41.8%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.9%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.9%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%
Write a school review about West Junior High School Tell people what you like or don't like about West Junior High School…
Review West Junior High School
Overall rating Rollover stars and click to rate
Rate the following Rollover bars and click to rate
Academics0/10
Teachers0/10
Administration0/10
Sports0/10
Facilities0/10
Reason for reporting
Source: The West Junior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.