Jacksonville High School

Tel: (501)982-2128
Grades: 9-12

880 students

Jacksonville High School serves 880 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Jacksonville High School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.
The school district's 60% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 880 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 880 students
Jacksonville High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Jacksonville High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jacksonville High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 15:1 13:1
Jacksonville High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Jacksonville High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Jacksonville High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
60%
22%
Jacksonville High School Black (1988-2012)
White
35%
64%
Jacksonville High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.52 0.30
Jacksonville 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.
48%
52%
Jacksonville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
5%
9%
Jacksonville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,855 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
3
Number of Students Managed 19,855 938
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 60% 76%
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $203 MM $9 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $199 MM $10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,210 $9,870
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,008 $10,243
Pulaski Co. Spec.   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 North Pulaski High School (3.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jacksonville Lighthouse Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pinewood Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jacksonville Pinewood Elementary School
    1919 Northeastern Ave
    Jacksonville , AR , 72076
    (501)982-7571
    0.6  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jacksonville Warren Dupree Elementary School
    700 Gregory St
    Jacksonville , AR , 72076
    (501)982-9541
    0.8  mi  |  440  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville Lighthouse Middle School
    Charter School
    251 North First St
    Jacksonville , AR , 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School
    1.4  mi  |  208  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville Lighthouse Elementary School
    Charter School
    251 North First St
    Jacksonville , AR , 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School
    1.4  mi  |  252  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Jacksonville Flightline Upper Academy
    Charter School
    Lrafbbldg 1030
    Jacksonville , AR , 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School
    1.6  mi  |  163  students  |  Gr.  5-8

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Jacksonville, 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 0.25, which is lower than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Jacksonville is San Jose Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.