Arkansas High School

Arkansas High School serves 1,118 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Arkansas High School operates within the Texarkana School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

The student population of 1118 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,118 students
Arkansas High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Arkansas High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Arkansas High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Arkansas High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Arkansas High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
5%
11%
Arkansas High School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
48%
21%
Arkansas High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
44%
63%
Arkansas High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Arkansas High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Arkansas High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.31
Arkansas High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
52%
Arkansas High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
10%
Arkansas High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,539 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,399 is higher than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,000 is higher than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Texarkana School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 4,539 953
Texarkana   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 65% 78%
Texarkana   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $10 MM
Texarkana   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $50 MM $10 MM
Texarkana   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,399 $10,220
Texarkana   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,000 $10,673
Texarkana   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Washington Academy Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Heights Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TexarkanaFairview Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 316 students801 East 16th St
    TexarkanaAR 71854
    (870)774-9211
    0.3PK-4316
  • Lake ProvidenceWashington Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 99 students1900 Marietta St
    Lake ProvidenceLA 71254
    (870)772-4792
    0.89-1299
  • Texarkana Highland Park Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 359 students401 West 25th St
    TexarkanaTX 75503
    (903)794-8001
    1PK-5359
  • TexarkanaTexarkana Area Vocational Center
    Vocational School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 9-123512 Grand Ave
    TexarkanaAR 71854
    (870)774-7641
    1.39-12n/a
  • TexarkanaVera Kilpatrick Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 382 students1002 East 35th St
    TexarkanaAR 71854
    (870)774-9691
    1.3PK-4382

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