Rivercrest High School

1700 Hwy 14 West,

Wilson, AR, 72395-9618

Tel: (870)655-8111
Grades: 7-12

579 students

Rivercrest High School serves 579 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Rivercrest High School operates within the So. Miss. County School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 579 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 579 students
Rivercrest High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Rivercrest High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rivercrest High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Rivercrest High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Rivercrest High School Asian (2007-2009)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Rivercrest High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
30%
22%
Rivercrest High School Black (1988-2012)
White
65%
64%
Rivercrest High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rivercrest High School Sch Ethnicity Rivercrest High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.49 0.53
Rivercrest High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
63%
52%
Rivercrest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
12%
10%
Rivercrest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,861 students has grown by 37% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name So. Miss. County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,861 923
So. Miss. County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 68% 76%
So. Miss. County   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $9 MM
So. Miss. County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $12 MM $10 MM
So. Miss. County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,459 $9,870
So. Miss. County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,064 $10,243
So. Miss. County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Osceola High School (9.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Osceola Middle School (9.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Miss City Elementary @ Wilson (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wilson South Miss City Elementary @ Wilson
    1 Lee St
    Wilson , AR , 72395
    (870)655-8621
    0.6  mi  |  458  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Keiser So Miss County Elementary At Keiser
    209 East Main St
    Keiser , AR , 72351
    (870)526-2127
    7.4  mi  |  239  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Osceola Osceola High School
    2800 West Semmes
    Osceola , AR , 72370
    (870)563-2192
    9.4  mi  |  374  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Osceola Osceola Elementary School
    138 Franklin
    Osceola , AR , 72370
    (870)563-2371
    9.6  mi  |  256  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Osceola Osceola Middle School
    711 West Lee
    Osceola , AR , 72370
    (870)563-2918
    9.7  mi  |  90  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 31, 2011 - i loved this school it helped me when i didn't understand Mr.Felisco helped me in math , and coach smith helped me stay out of trouble - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended October 26, 2009 - My two children graduated from Rivercrest in 2007 and they are now about to graduate as an RN and the other with a Business Degree from ANC. I can say that they were able to get the training at Rivercrest to meet the rigors of college life because they continued to be in the Dean's List and maintained at least a 3.8 GPA. I commend the Principal for the Advanced Placement course offering that gave my children a glimpse of what is expected in college. Facilities are great; extracurricular is diverse; minimal discipline problem; teachers care about students. I would highly recommend Rivercrest High School. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended July 01, 2007 - this is a school that can become better at what it does by letting the teachers teach and students learn but the students tend to talk while the teachers are talkin adn the activites such as football soft ball and ex.but i wouldnt recommand this school to anyone that does not go to it now and wish i never came to it well that is it - Posted by Student/Alumni

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