Yerger Junior High School

Public 7-8

 400 E 9th St
       Hope, AR  71801


 (870) 722-2770

 School Website

District: Hope School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
296th of 317 Arkansas Middle Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  11.7
Number of students:  270

Racial breakdown:

African American:
50.0%
Hispanic:
35.6%
White:
14.4%

Free/discounted lunch recipients:  53.7%

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We updated the 2018-19 rankings and test scores for this school on Monday, July 1, 2019.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2019, Yerger Junior High School ranked worse than 93.4% of middle schools in Arkansas. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 9.25. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Yerger Junior High School has the smallest middle school student body size in the Hope School District. Student population at Yerger Junior High School is diverse. Racial makeup is: African American (50%), Hispanic (35.6%), White (14.4%). (See more...)
Compare Details 53.7% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Yerger Junior High School is 11.7, which is the lowest among 3 middle schools in the Hope School District! (See more...)
Compare Yerger Junior High School employs 23 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Yerger Junior High School:

SchoolDigger ranks Yerger Junior High School 296th of 317 Arkansas public middle schools. (See Yerger Junior High School in the ranking list.)

Hope School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Hope School District 199th of 245 Arkansas school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Yerger Junior High School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools AR State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2005 8.92 197th 208 5.3%
2006 16.07 186th 206 9.7%
2007 33.63 183rd 225 18.7%
2008 25.18 191st 223 14.3%
2009 22.31 209th 240 12.9%
2010 22.85 220th 254 13.4%
2011 16.86 235th 264 11.0%
2012 16.40 236th 265 10.9%
2013 14.16 253rd 278 9.0%
2014 4.81 267th 280 4.6%
2015 12.13 266th 275 3.3%
2016 12.35 297th 312 4.8%
2017 10.42 301st 315 4.4%
2018 12.25 289th 318 9.1%
2019 9.25 296th 317 6.6%

Data source: test scores: Arkansas Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Yerger Junior High School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 408 274 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 682
1989 382 282 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 664
1990 400 298 1 5 0 n/a n/a 0 704
1991 416 346 2 3 0 n/a n/a 0 767
1992 445 371 2 2 0 n/a n/a 0 820
1993 420 364 3 12 0 n/a n/a 0 799
1994 401 368 2 14 1 n/a n/a 0 786
1995 362 297 2 27 0 n/a n/a 0 688
1996 362 297 2 27 0 n/a n/a 0 688
1997 348 316 1 29 0 n/a n/a 0 694
1998 214 219 0 30 2 n/a n/a 0 465
1999 213 192 1 33 3 n/a n/a 0 442
2000 184 172 1 39 3 n/a n/a 0 399
2001 158 189 2 45 1 n/a n/a 0 395
2002 133 218 3 51 0 n/a n/a 0 405
2003 133 218 3 51 0 n/a n/a 0 405
2004 138 252 0 48 1 n/a n/a 0 439
2005 128 276 1 62 0 n/a n/a 0 467
2006 106 234 1 66 1 n/a n/a 0 408
2007 100 197 1 75 2 n/a n/a 0 375
2008 109 186 4 69 0 n/a n/a 0 368
2009 88 184 3 76 2 n/a n/a 0 353
2010 89 157 1 83 2 2 0 0 334
2011 114 172 2 86 0 2 0 0 376
2012 103 191 0 100 0 1 0 0 395
2013 83 180 0 112 1 0 0 0 376
2014 57 165 0 130 1 0 0 0 353
2015 61 156 1 116 0 0 0 0 334
2016 67 157 0 107 1 0 0 0 332
2017 39 135 n/a 96 n/a n/a n/a 0 270

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Yerger Junior High School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 682 38.2 17.8 n/a
1989 664 39.0 17.0 n/a
1990 704 38.0 18.5 48.6
1991 767 40.1 19.1 47.7
1992 820 41.6 19.7 52.2
1993 799 44.9 17.8 31.7
1994 786 42.6 18.5 35.5
1995 688 41.0 16.8 35.9
1996 688 41.0 16.8 35.9
1997 694 42.0 16.5 42.4
1998 465 42.0 11.1 46.2
1999 442 20.3 21.8 47.7
2000 399 33.0 12.1 48.1
2001 395 33.0 12.0 62.5
2002 405 31.0 13.1 56.8
2003 405 31.0 13.1 56.8
2004 439 28.0 15.7 55.4
2005 467 30.0 15.6 61.2
2006 408 32.0 12.8 65.0
2007 375 32.0 11.7 71.7
2008 368 31.0 11.9 72.0
2009 353 30.0 11.8 70.8
2010 334 26.8 12.3 75.1
2011 376 27.9 13.4 73.9
2012 395 26.1 15.1 83.3
2013 376 29.9 12.5 82.4
2014 353 30.2 11.6 84.1
2015 334 31.0 10.7 80.2
2016 332 28.0 11.8 100.0
2017 270 23.0 11.7 53.7

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Yerger Junior High School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 682 38.2 17.8 n/a
1989 664 39.0 17.0 n/a
1990 704 38.0 18.5 48.6
1991 767 40.1 19.1 47.7
1992 820 41.6 19.7 52.2
1993 799 44.9 17.8 31.7
1994 786 42.6 18.5 35.5
1995 688 41.0 16.8 35.9
1996 688 41.0 16.8 35.9
1997 694 42.0 16.5 42.4
1998 465 42.0 11.1 46.2
1999 442 20.3 21.8 47.7
2000 399 33.0 12.1 48.1
2001 395 33.0 12.0 62.5
2002 405 31.0 13.1 56.8
2003 405 31.0 13.1 56.8
2004 439 28.0 15.7 55.4
2005 467 30.0 15.6 61.2
2006 408 32.0 12.8 65.0
2007 375 32.0 11.7 71.7
2008 368 31.0 11.9 72.0
2009 353 30.0 11.8 70.8
2010 334 26.8 12.3 75.1
2011 376 27.9 13.4 73.9
2012 395 26.1 15.1 83.3
2013 376 29.9 12.5 82.4
2014 353 30.2 11.6 84.1
2015 334 31.0 10.7 80.2
2016 332 28.0 11.8 100.0
2017 270 23.0 11.7 53.7

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Arkansas State Board of Education.

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