West Memphis High School

Tel: (870)735-3660
Grades: 10-12

1,160 students

West Memphis High School serves 1,160 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
West Memphis High School operates within the West Memphis School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 1160 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,160 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
West Memphis High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West Memphis 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 0.30 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
West Memphis High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
82%
23%
West Memphis High School Black (1988-2013)
White
17%
63%
West Memphis High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups West Memphis High School Sch Ethnicity West Memphis 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.
0.30 0.31
West Memphis 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.
60%
52%
West Memphis 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%
West Memphis High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,799 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name West Memphis School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 5,799 925
West Memphis   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 66% 76%
West Memphis   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $9 MM
West Memphis   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $56 MM $10 MM
West Memphis   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,454 $9,870
West Memphis   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,272 $10,243
West Memphis   School 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 Mid-south Community College Technical Center (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bragg Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West MemphisWest Junior High School
    331 West Barton St
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-3161
    0.5 mi | 483 students | Gr. 7-9                      
  • West MemphisBragg Elementary School
    309 West Barton
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-4196
    0.6 mi | 426 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • West MemphisFaulk Elementary School
    908 Vanderbilt
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-5252
    0.8 mi | 608 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • West MemphisHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Richland Elementary School
    1011 West Barton
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-6443
    0.9 mi | 552 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • West MemphisAvondale Elementary School
    1402 Crestmere
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-4588
    1.2 mi | 720 students | Gr. PK-1                      

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