Mena School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,729 students in Mena School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Mena School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Mena School District are Mena Middle School, Holly Harshman Elementary School and Mena High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Mena School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Mena School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Mena School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
1,729 Students
493,671 Students
# Teachers
122 Teachers
35,638 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Mena School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 255 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#70 out of 260 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Mena   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mena   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mena   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mena   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.21
0.58
# American Indian Students
37 Students
3,122 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
25 Students
8,056 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
99 Students
64,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
13%
# Black Students
22 Students
100,781 Students
% Black Students
1%
20%
# White Students
1,539 Students
300,354 Students
% White Students
89%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
4,008 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
6 Students
12,730 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
20
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
134
36,826
# Students in 1st Grade:
132
36,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
143
36,479
# Students in 3rd Grade:
119
37,371
# Students in 4th Grade:
135
38,497
# Students in 5th Grade:
130
38,538
# Students in 6th Grade:
133
36,264
# Students in 7th Grade:
150
36,300
# Students in 8th Grade:
117
36,505
# Students in 9th Grade:
147
37,639
# Students in 10th Grade:
129
37,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
103
35,322
# Students in 12th Grade:
137
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
-
285

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,479 is higher than the state median of $11,096. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,166 is higher than the state median of $10,945. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$20 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mena   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$25 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Mena   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,479
$11,096
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mena   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,166
$10,945
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mena   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Mena School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mena Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
320r Mena St
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-2572
Grades: 6-8
| 400 students
Rank: #22.
Holly Harshman Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1000 Geyer Dr
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-3151
Grades: 3-5
| 384 students
Rank: #33.
Mena High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 S Morrow St
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-1144
Grades: 9-12
| 516 students
106 N Reine St
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-2943
Grades: PK-2
| 429 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,729 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21

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