Barton High School

9546 Hwy 85 S
Barton, AR 72312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 323 students in grades 7-12, Barton 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 21% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 60-69% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Barton High School's student population of 323 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
323 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Barton High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Barton High School is 0.53, 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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#843 out of 997 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
38%
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23%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
40%
20%
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White
56%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.53
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60-69%
88%
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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 (15-16)
11%
8%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Barton High School's ranking?
Barton High School is ranked #843 out of 997 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?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Barton High School?
The graduation rate of Barton High School is 60-69%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 88%.
How many students attend Barton High School?
323 students attend Barton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Barton High School students are White, 40% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Barton High School?
Barton High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Barton High School offer ?
Barton High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Barton High School part of?
Barton High School is part of Barton School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 60-69% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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