Cutter-morning Star High School

Cutter-morning Star High School serves 275 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Cutter-morning Star High School operates within the Cutter-morning Star Sch. School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 275 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 275 students
Cutter-morning Star High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Cutter-morning Star High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Cutter-morning Star High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 13:1
Cutter-morning Star High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Cutter-morning Star High School American Indian (2002-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Cutter-morning Star High School Asian (1997-2011)
Hispanic
8%
10%
Cutter-morning Star High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
3%
22%
Cutter-morning Star High School Black (1994-2012)
White
82%
64%
Cutter-morning Star High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cutter-morning Star High School Sch Ethnicity Cutter-morning Star 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.
0.32 0.30
Cutter-morning Star High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
46%
52%
Cutter-morning Star 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.
14%
9%
Cutter-morning Star High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 615 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Cutter-morning Star Sch. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 615 938
Cutter-morning Star Sch.  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 76%
Cutter-morning Star Sch.  School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $9 MM
Cutter-morning Star Sch.  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $7 MM $10 MM
Cutter-morning Star Sch.  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,861 $9,870
Cutter-morning Star Sch.  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,385 $10,243
Cutter-morning Star Sch.  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 Lakeside High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Summit School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cutter-morning Star Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hot SpringsCutter-morning Star Elementary School
    2801 Spring St
    Hot SpringsAR 71901
    (501)262-1883
    0 mi | 340 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Hot SpringsLakeside High School
    2871 Malvern Ave
    Hot SpringsAR 71901
    (501)262-1530
    2.3 mi | 1196 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • Hot SpringsLakeside Intermediate School
    2855 Malvern Ave
    Hot SpringsAR 71901
    (501)262-2332
    2.3 mi | 700 students | Gr. 2-4                      
  • Hot SpringsLakeside Primary School
    2841 Malvern Ave
    Hot SpringsAR 71901
    (501)262-1921
    2.3 mi | 544 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • Hot SpringsLangston Magnet School
    Magnet School
    120 Chestnut St
    Hot SpringsAR 71901
    (501)620-7821
    Magnet School

    2.9 mi | 419 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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Hot Springs, 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 0.41, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Hot Springs is Langston Magnet School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.