Alma High School

  • Alma High School serves 1,052 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Alma High School operates within the Alma School District.
  • Alma School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1052 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,052 students
Alma High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Alma High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Alma High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Alma High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Alma High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Alma High School American Indian Students (2005-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Alma High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Alma High School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
1%
21%
Alma High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
93%
61%
Alma High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Alma High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Alma High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Alma 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.
0.13 0.32
Alma High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
38%
53%
Alma High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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%
9%
Alma High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alma School District's student population of 3,221 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,771 in this district is less than the state average of $10,835. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,190 is less than the state average of $10,302. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Alma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 3,221 913
Alma School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 78%
Alma School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $10 MM
Alma School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $30 MM $9 MM
Alma School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,771 $10,835
Alma School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,190 $10,302
Alma School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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