West Memphis High School

Tel: (870)735-3660
Grades 10-12
1,144 students
West Memphis High School serves 1,144 students in grades 10 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 37%.
West Memphis High School operates within the West Memphis School District.
West Memphis School District's 66% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

The student population of 1144 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,144 students
West Memphis High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Memphis High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
West Memphis High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Memphis High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 14:1 15:1
West Memphis High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
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.
0.30 0.31
West Memphis High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
99%
52%
West Memphis High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a
10%
West Memphis High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

West Memphis School District's student population of 5,582 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 67% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,040 in this district is less than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,193 is less than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name West Memphis School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 5,582 953
West Memphis   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 78%
West Memphis   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $10 MM
West Memphis   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $61 MM $10 MM
West Memphis   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,040 $10,220
West Memphis   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,193 $10,673
West Memphis   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Mid-south Community College Technical Center (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bragg Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West MemphisWest Junior High School
    Grades: 7-9 | 463 students
    0.5 miles
    331 West Barton St
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-3161
    0.57-9463
  • West MemphisBragg Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 436 students
    0.6 miles
    309 West Barton
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-4196
    0.6KG-6436
  • West MemphisFaulk Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 576 students
    0.8 miles
    908 Vanderbilt
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-5252
    0.8KG-6576
  • West Memphis Richland Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 555 students
    0.9 miles
    1011 West Barton
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-6443
    0.9KG-6555
  • West MemphisAvondale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 759 students
    1.3 miles
    1402 Crestmere
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-4588
    1.3PK-1759

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