East Junior High School

1151 Goodwin, West Memphis, AR 72301 | (870) 735-2081
  • Grades: 7-9
  • Student Enrollment: 373
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1151 Goodwin St, West Memphis, AR 72301
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Arther L. Quarrels
  • Fax: (870) 732-8583
  • Website: west.grsc.k12.ar.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • West Memphis School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,412
  • Graduation Rate: 64.6%
  • Dropout Rate: 6.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.5
  • Enrolled Students: 5,999

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 373
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 188 (50.4%)
  • Females: 185 (49.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 370 (99.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 370 (99.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
East Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black36798.4%
Asian41.1%
Hispanic--
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For East Junior High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade12333.0%
8th Grade12333.0%
9th Grade12734.0%
Source: AR Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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3 reviews for East Junior High School

  • Reviewed by Staff Member on January 27, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Hey EJHS...this is Jaella Ficklen here in Milwaukee,Wisconsin and I just wanted to tell you that I miss u guys very much and that I wish I could come back.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on December 22, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I love this school, I have been working with the staff and coaches for several years. I enjoy the parent participation throughout the school year. I enjoy being a representative for EJHS, thank you guys for allowing me to represent such a dynamic school. I love the staff they always have the children's best interest at heart....
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 22, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • EJH is a wonderful school. I really appreicate the work that Mr. Quarrels & his staff is doing!!

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that East Junior High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on Benchmark and End-of-Course state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra
  • Literacy
  • Math
  • Science

Benchmark - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Literacy Test
201039.0%49.0%68.0%
200941.0%47.0%63.0%
200834.0%41.0%57.0%
 
Math Test
201043.0%57.0%75.0%
200940.0%51.0%68.0%
200836.0%44.0%62.0%
 
Science Test
20103.0%12.0%33.0%
20099.0%17.0%33.0%
20085.0%14.0%32.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Literacy Test
201065.0%68.0%76.0%
200951.0%55.0%71.0%
200849.0%50.0%67.0%
 
Math Test
201036.0%44.0%63.0%
200933.0%40.0%61.0%
200823.0%39.0%56.0%
 

End-of-Course - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End-of-Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra Test
201053.0%60.0%76.0%
200930.0%44.0%70.0%
200881.0%49.0%66.0%
 
Source: AR Department of Education 2009-2010

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