Arkansas High School

1500 Jefferson Ave
Texarkana, AR 71854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,123 students in grades 9-12, Arkansas High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,123 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : 78% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Arkansas High School's student population of 1,123 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
119 teachers
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School Rankings

Arkansas High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Arkansas High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
#833 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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16%
36%
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25%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
56%
20%
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White
32%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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0.58
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78%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Arkansas High School's ranking?
Arkansas High School is ranked #833 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Arkansas High School?
The graduation rate of Arkansas High School is 78%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend Arkansas High School?
1,123 students attend Arkansas High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Arkansas High School students are Black, 32% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Arkansas High School?
Arkansas High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Arkansas High School offer ?
Arkansas High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Arkansas High School part of?
Arkansas High School is part of Texarkana School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,123 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : 78% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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