Jacksonville High School

Jacksonville High School serves 810 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
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 810 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 810 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
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 0.53 is more 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
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
2%
10%
Black
61%
23%
White
32%
63%
Two or more races
4%
2%
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.
0.53 0.31
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.
53%
52%
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.
7%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,042 students has grown by 16% 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
37
3
Number of Students Managed 21,042 925
Graduation Rate 60% 76%
District Total Revenue $203 MM $9 MM
District Spending $199 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,210 $9,870
District Spending / Student $11,008 $10,243
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 College Prep Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is College Prep Academy (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
  • JacksonvillePinewood Elementary School
    1919 Northeastern Ave
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)982-7571
    0.6 mi | 449 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JacksonvilleWarren Dupree Elementary School
    700 Gregory St
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)982-9541
    0.8 mi | 422 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JacksonvilleCollege Prep Academy
    Charter School
    251 North First St
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School

    1.4 mi | 43 students | Gr. 9                      
  • JacksonvilleJacksonville Lighthouse Middle School
    Charter School
    251 North First St
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School

    1.4 mi | 203 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • JacksonvilleJacksonville Lighthouse Elementary School
    Charter School
    251 North First St
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School

    1.4 mi | 248 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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