Ark. School For The Blind High School

  • Ark. School For The Blind High School serves 48 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (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 21-39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ark. School For The 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 bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Ark. School For The Blind High School's student population of 48 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 46% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students48 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ark. School For The Blind 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 3:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ark. School For The Blind High School is 0.55, 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)#887 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:114:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
13%
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Black
27%
20%
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White
61%
60%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.550.58
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Graduation Rate≥50%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArk. School For The Blind School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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