143 Polk 96
Mena, AR 71953
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Acorn High School serves 262 students in grades 7-12.
Acorn High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Acorn High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Acorn High School's student population of 262 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Acorn High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Acorn High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#441 out of 993 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
92%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Acorn High School's ranking?

Acorn High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of Acorn High School?

The graduation rate of Acorn High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 88%.

How many students attend Acorn High School?

262 students attend Acorn High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

92% of Acorn High School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Acorn High School?

Acorn High School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Acorn High School offer ?

Acorn High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Acorn High School part of?

Acorn High School is part of Ouachita River School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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