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Dumas Junior High School

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Posted December 5, 2011

I once was at this school, and i have to say it is the best school at of all the schools i have been to


Posted April 18, 2005

I think that Dumas is one of the best school i have attended. They have everything in order. If u notice the community participates in everything also. If u attend their basketball games the home side be full and the rest of their home peple have to sit on the visitor side.
—Submitted by a former student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 77% in 2013.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
51%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
58%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
13%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 77% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
40%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 77% in 2013.

105 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
52%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the End of Course Exam to test high school students in Algebra I, Geometry and Biology. The results for End of Course Exams administered in the spring of each school year are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The End of Course Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 65% 21%
White 28% 64%
Hispanic 6% 10%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 77%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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315 South College St
Dumas, AR 71639
Phone: (870) 382-4476

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