Tuckerman High School

300 North Dowell St

Tuckerman, AR 72473-1070

Grades: 8-12

293 students

Tuckerman High School serves 293 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Tuckerman High School operates within the Jackson Co. School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 293 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 293 students
Tuckerman High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Tuckerman High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Tuckerman High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less 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 12:1 13:1
Tuckerman High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Tuckerman High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
5%
23%
Tuckerman High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
94%
63%
Tuckerman High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Tuckerman High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.11 0.31
Tuckerman High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
50%
52%
Tuckerman High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
13%
9%
Tuckerman High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,020 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,018 is less than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,841 is less than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four years.
School District Name Jackson Co. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,020 925
Jackson Co.   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 72% 76%
Jackson Co.   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $9 MM
Jackson Co.   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $8 MM $10 MM
Jackson Co.   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,018 $9,870
Jackson Co.   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,841 $10,243
Jackson Co.   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Newport High School (9.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Swifton Middle School (7.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tuckerman Elementary School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TuckermanTuckerman Elementary School
    300 North Dowell St
    TuckermanAR 72473
    (870)349-2312
    0 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 420 students                      
  • NewportNewport Elementary School
    1700 Commerce Blvd
    NewportAR 72112
    (870)523-1351
    7.6 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 867 students                      
  • SwiftonSwifton Middle School
    300 Ashley
    SwiftonAR 72471
    (870)485-2336
    7.7 mi | Gr. 5-7 | 196 students                      
  • NewportNewport High School
    406 Wilkerson Dr
    NewportAR 72112
    (870)523-1321
    9.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 390 students                      
  • NewportNewport Junior High School
    406 Wilkerson Dr
    NewportAR 72112
    (870)523-1346
    9.9 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 181 students                      

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