Arkansas High School

1500 Jefferson Ave

Texarkana, AR 71875-9050

Tel: (870)774-7641
Grades: 9-12

1,190 students

Arkansas High School serves 1,190 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Arkansas High School operates within the Texarkana School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 1190 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,190 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 13:1 13:1
Hispanic
5%
10%
Black
50%
23%
White
42%
63%
Two or more races
3%
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.
0.58 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.
43%
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 4,504 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Texarkana School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 4,504 925
Graduation Rate 67% 76%
District Total Revenue $51 MM $9 MM
District Spending $46 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,233 $9,870
District Spending / Student $10,298 $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 Texarkana Area Vocational Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Heights Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TexarkanaFairview Elementary School
    Magnet School
    801 East 16th St
    TexarkanaAR 71854
    (870)774-9211
    Magnet School

    0.3 mi | 305 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • TexarkanaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Highland Park Elementary School
    401 West 25th St
    TexarkanaTX 75503
    (903)794-8001
    1 mi | 378 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TexarkanaVera Kilpatrick Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1002 East 35th St
    TexarkanaAR 71854
    (870)774-9691
    Magnet School

    1.3 mi | 427 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • TexarkanaTexarkana Area Vocational Center
    Vocational School
    3512 Grand Ave
    TexarkanaAR 71854
    (870)774-7641
    Vocational School

    1.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • TexarkanaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award College Hill Elementary School
    Magnet School
    200 Artesian St
    TexarkanaAR 71854
    (870)774-9111
    Magnet School

    1.4 mi | 458 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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