171 Locust St
Ashdown, AR 71822
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Ashdown High School serves 423 students in grades 9-12.
Ashdown 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Ashdown High School's student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Rankings

Ashdown High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ashdown High School is 0.51, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#733 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
24%
20%
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White
66%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ashdown High School's ranking?

Ashdown High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of Ashdown High School?

The graduation rate of Ashdown High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 88%.

How many students attend Ashdown High School?

423 students attend Ashdown High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

66% of Ashdown High School students are White, 24% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Ashdown High School?

Ashdown High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Ashdown High School offer ?

Ashdown High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Ashdown High School part of?

Ashdown High School is part of Ashdown School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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