Barton High School

Barton High School serves 397 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Barton High School operates within the Barton-lexa School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 397 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 397 students
Barton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Barton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Barton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Barton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Barton High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Barton High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
42%
22%
Barton High School Black (1988-2012)
White
55%
64%
Barton High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Barton High School Sch Ethnicity Barton 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.
0.53 0.72
Barton 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.
57%
52%
Barton 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.
9%
9%
Barton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 948 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Barton-lexa School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 948 862
Barton-lexa   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 75% 76%
Barton-lexa   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $7 MM n/a
Barton-lexa   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $8 MM n/a
Barton-lexa   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,107 $0
Barton-lexa   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,841 $0
Barton-lexa   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 Central High School (8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Eliza Miller Junior High School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barton Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Barton Barton Elementary School
    9546 Hwy 85 South
    Barton , AR , 72312
    (870)572-3984
    0  mi  |  449  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • West Helena Eliza Miller Junior High School
    106 Miller Loop
    West Helena , AR , 72390
    (870)572-3705
    6.1  mi  |  285  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • West Helena West Side Elementary School
    339 South Ashlar
    West Helena , AR , 72390
    (870)572-3422
    6.7  mi  |  347  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • West Helena Beech Crest Elementary School
    1020 Plaza St
    West Helena , AR , 72390
    (870)572-4526
    7.7  mi  |  401  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • West Helena Central High School
    103 School Rd
    West Helena , AR , 72390
    (870)572-6744
    8  mi  |  567  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Phillips County, AR public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.32, which is lower than the Arkansas average of 0.72. The most diverse school district in Phillips County is Barton-lexa School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.