Alma High School

  • Alma High School serves 1,034 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 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 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Alma High School's student population of 1,034 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,034 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alma High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 999 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alma High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#560 out of 999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
2%
21%
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White
92%
60%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.150.33
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Graduation Rate
90%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlma School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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