Melbourne High School

2270 Lacrosse Rd

Melbourne, AR 72556-0250

Tel: (870)368-4500
Grades: 7-12

399 students

Melbourne High School serves 399 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Melbourne High School operates within the Melbourne School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 399 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 399 students
Melbourne High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Melbourne High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Melbourne High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less 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 12:1 13:1
Melbourne High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Melbourne High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Melbourne High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Melbourne High School Black (2006-2009)
White
97%
64%
Melbourne High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Melbourne High School Sch Ethnicity Melbourne 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.
0.06 0.30
Melbourne High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
39%
52%
Melbourne 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.
17%
9%
Melbourne High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 997 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Melbourne School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 997 938
Melbourne   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 66% 76%
Melbourne   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $9 MM
Melbourne   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $11 MM $10 MM
Melbourne   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,765 $9,870
Melbourne   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,973 $10,243
Melbourne   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 Izard Co. Cons. High School (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Izard County Consolidated Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Melbourne Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Arkansas 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 0.30, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Arkansas is Lisa Academy Charter School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.