Alma High School

101 East Main

Alma, AR 72921-2139

Grades: 9-12

1,070 students

Alma High School serves 1,070 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Alma High School operates within the Alma School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 1070 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,070 students
Alma High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Alma High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Alma High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less 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 15:1 13:1
Alma High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Alma High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
2%
23%
Alma High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
91%
63%
Alma High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Alma High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Alma 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.
0.17 0.31
Alma High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
36%
52%
Alma High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
9%
9%
Alma High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,360 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,795 is less than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,608 is less than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Alma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 3,360 925
Alma   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 83% 76%
Alma   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $9 MM
Alma   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM $10 MM
Alma   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,795 $9,870
Alma   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,608 $10,243
Alma   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Van Buren High School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alma Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alma Primary School (1.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AlmaAlma Middle School
    706 Hwy 64 East
    AlmaAR 72921
    (479)632-2168
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 805 students                      
  • AlmaAlma Primary School
    1600 Hwy 64 East
    AlmaAR 72921
    (479)632-5100
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 722 students                      
  • AlmaAlma Intermediate School
    1220 West Collum Ln
    AlmaAR 72921
    (479)632-2166
    1.5 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 763 students                      
  • Van BurenJames R. Tate Elementary School
    406 Catcher Rd
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)471-3130
    4.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 445 students                      
  • Van BurenCentral Middle School
    913 North 24th St
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-7059
    6.8 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 472 students                      

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