Osceola High School

2800 West Semmes,

Osceola, AR, 72370-0628

Tel: (870)563-2192
Grades: 9-12

374 students

Osceola High School serves 374 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Osceola High School operates within the Osceola School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 374 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 374 students
Osceola High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Osceola High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Osceola High School Students 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 0.36 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 14:1 13:1
Osceola High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Osceola High School Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Osceola High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
78%
22%
Osceola High School Black (1988-2012)
White
18%
64%
Osceola High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Osceola High School Sch Ethnicity Osceola 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.
0.36 0.72
Osceola 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.
99%
52%
Osceola 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.
n/a
9%
Osceola High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,337 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Osceola School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,337 938
Osceola   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 63% 76%
Osceola   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $9 MM
Osceola   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $10 MM
Osceola   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,063 $9,870
Osceola   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,465 $10,243
Osceola   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 Arkansas Northeastern College High School (6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Osceola Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Osceola North Elementary School
    1230 West Semmes
    Osceola , AR , 72370
    (870)563-1155
    1.6  mi  |  175  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Osceola Osceola Elementary School
    138 Franklin
    Osceola , AR , 72370
    (870)563-2371
    1.7  mi  |  256  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Osceola Osceola Middle School
    711 West Lee
    Osceola , AR , 72370
    (870)563-2918
    2.2  mi  |  90  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Osceola Osceola Academic Center
    112 North School St
    Osceola , AR , 72370
    (870)563-2150
    2.3  mi  |  442  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • Keiser So Miss County Elementary At Keiser
    209 East Main St
    Keiser , AR , 72351
    (870)526-2127
    5  mi  |  239  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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