Arkansas High School

  • Arkansas High School serves 1,106 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Arkansas High School operates within the Texarkana School District.
  • Texarkana School District's 65% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1106 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,106 students
Arkansas High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Arkansas High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
Arkansas High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeArkansas High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
Arkansas High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Arkansas High School American Indian Students (2012-2013)
Asian
n/a
2%
Arkansas High School Asian Students (1988-2006)
Hispanic
5%
12%
Arkansas High School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
50%
21%
Arkansas High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
42%
61%
Arkansas High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Arkansas High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsArkansas High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.580.57
Arkansas High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52%
53%
Arkansas High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
9%
Arkansas High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Texarkana School District's student population of 4,650 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 70% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,503 is higher than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,100 is higher than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameTexarkana School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed4,650913
Texarkana School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate65%78%
Texarkana School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue$52 MM$10 MM
Texarkana School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$50 MM$10 MM
Texarkana School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,503$10,220
Texarkana School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,100$10,673
Texarkana School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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