Alma High School

  • Alma High School serves 1,059 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Alma High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Alma High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Alma High School's student population of 1,059 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,059 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alma High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alma High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#550 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
88%
60%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alma High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.220.58
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Graduation Rate
93%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlma School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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