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Greenwood Junior High School

Public | PK, 8-9 | 611 students

 

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Posted August 22, 2013

Greenwood junior high is a wonderful school the principle is awesome and cool but he is also fair and does a great deal for us he makes things fair to everyone he is a really awesome principle not to mention the schools eager to learn and the teachers are more than happy to help and teach us things we need to know and have done I love this school and so does everyone else and im very happy to show up everyday to learn and have fun this school is very spirited and I just know I am really looking forward to being here for the school year :)


Posted May 11, 2006

This is an excellent school. Night and day difference from East Hills. The Principal is fair and does an excellent job of running ths school. The teachers seem to actaully enjoy children and teaching. Individual attention is given to students. Love it! We moved from another state two years ago. The only thing lacking in Greenwood schools is parent involvement.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 30, 2006

This place is so great. Its greater than great, and my heart is in it. Great cant explain the love of this school to me. Did i mention its great? Its so great greatness greats great greats!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted February 2, 2005

I went to this school for about two months in the 8th grade, and it was by far the best school I ever went to. The teachers were very friendly and helpful, and the other students were nice and respectful of elders, compared to my peers in Charlotte, NC. I would give anything to go back!
—Submitted by a former student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

269 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

269 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
77%
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.

225 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
92%
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
White 87% 64%
Hispanic 5% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Black 0% 21%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 32%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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300 East Gary St
Greenwood, AR 72936
Phone: (479) 996-7440

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