Walnut Ridge High School

Walnut Ridge High School serves 361 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Walnut Ridge High School operates within the Lawrence County School District.

Overview

The student population of 361 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 361 students
Walnut Ridge High School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Walnut Ridge High School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2012)
Students by Grade Walnut Ridge High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less 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 11:1 13:1
Walnut Ridge High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Walnut Ridge High School Asian (2008-2009)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Walnut Ridge High School Hispanic (2010-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Walnut Ridge High School Black (2008-2009)
White
98%
64%
Walnut Ridge High School White (2007-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Walnut Ridge High School Sch Ethnicity Walnut Ridge 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.
0.04 0.30
Walnut Ridge High School Diversity Score (2007-2012)
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.
41%
52%
Walnut Ridge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
12%
9%
Walnut Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 858 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lawrence County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 858 938
Lawrence County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2006)
Graduation Rate n/a 76%
Lawrence County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2002)
District Total Revenue n/a $9 MM
Lawrence County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2006)
District Spending n/a $10 MM
Lawrence County   School District Spending (1990-2006)
District Revenue / Student n/a $9,870
Lawrence County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2006)
District Spending / Student n/a $10,243
Lawrence County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2006)
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 Hoxie High School (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pocahontas Junior High School (15.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walnut Ridge Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Walnut Ridge Walnut Ridge Elementary School
    508 East Free St
    Walnut Ridge , AR , 72476
    (870)886-3482
    0  mi  |  497  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Hoxie Hoxie Elementary School
    305 Sw Alice St
    Hoxie , AR , 72433
    (870)886-4256
    1.5  mi  |  557  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Hoxie Hoxie High School
    305 Sw Alice St
    Hoxie , AR , 72433
    (870)886-4254
    1.5  mi  |  415  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Black Rock Black Rock Elementary School
    189 North St Joseph St
    Black Rock , AR , 72415
    (870)878-6523
    8.8  mi  |  191  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Black Rock Black Rock High School
    189 North St Joseph St
    Black Rock , AR , 72415
    (870)878-6461
    8.8  mi  |  134  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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Lawrence County, 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 0.35, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Lawrence County is Lawrence County School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.