Ark. School For Blind High School

  • Ark. School For Blind High School serves 36 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Ark. School For Blind 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 2:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Ark. School For Blind High School's student population of 36 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students36 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ark. School For Blind 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 2:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ark. School For Blind High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio2:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
41%
21%
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White
51%
61%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.32
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Graduation Rate≥50%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArk. For The Blind School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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