Barton High School

Barton High School serves 400 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
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 400 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 400 students
Barton High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Barton High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Barton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 14:1 13:1
Barton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Barton High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
42%
23%
Barton High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
56%
63%
Barton High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Barton 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.
0.51 0.31
Barton 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.
63%
52%
Barton 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%
Barton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 954 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,107 is less than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,841 is less than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Barton-lexa School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 954 925
Barton-lexa   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 75% 76%
Barton-lexa   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $9 MM
Barton-lexa   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $8 MM $10 MM
Barton-lexa   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,107 $9,870
Barton-lexa   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,841 $10,243
Barton-lexa   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 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 Grades Students
  • BartonBarton Elementary School
    9546 Hwy 85 South
    BartonAR 72312
    (870)572-3984
    0 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 452 students                      
  • West HelenaEliza Miller Junior High School
    106 Miller Loop
    West HelenaAR 72390
    (870)572-3705
    6.1 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 285 students                      
  • West HelenaEliza Miller Elementary School
    106 Miller Loop
    West HelenaAR 72390
    (870)572-3705
    6.1 mi | Gr. 4-6 | 376 students                      
  • West HelenaEliza Miller Primary School
    106 Miller Loop
    West HelenaAR 72390
    (870)572-3705
    6.1 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 554 students                      
  • West HelenaWest Side Elementary School
    339 South Ashlar
    West HelenaAR 72390
    (870)572-3422
    6.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 347 students                      

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