Arp High School

Arp High School serves 270 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Arp High School operates within the Arp Independent School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 270 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 270 students
Arp High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Arp High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Arp High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is equal to the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Arp High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
9%
51%
Arp High School Hispanic (1990-2013)
Black
15%
13%
Arp High School Black (1988-2013)
White
75%
30%
Arp High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Arp High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.41 0.41
Arp 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.
43%
53%
Arp High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Arp High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 884 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Arp Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 884 822
Arp Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 88% 80%
Arp Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $9 MM
District Spending $11 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,038 $11,947
Arp Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,483 $12,666
Arp Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Overton High School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Arp J High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arp Elementary School (1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ArpArp J High School
    101 School St
    ArpTX 75750
    (903)859-4936
    0 mi | 198 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ArpArp Elementary School
    16438 County Rd 294
    ArpTX 75750
    (903)859-4650
    1 mi | 416 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OvertonOverton Elementary School
    111 East Mckay St
    OvertonTX 75684
    (903)834-6144
    5.7 mi | 250 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OvertonOverton High School
    111 East Mckay St
    OvertonTX 75684
    (903)834-6143
    5.7 mi | 267 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • TroupTroup High School
    927 Arp Dr
    TroupTX 75789
    (903)842-3065
    6.1 mi | 323 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
Related School Videos

View more school videos