Bearden High School

635 N Plum
Bearden, AR 71720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 211 students in grades 7-12, Bearden 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 10-14% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% 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: 211 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Bearden High School's student population of 211 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Bearden 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 Bearden 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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#860 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
36%
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20-24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
14%
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Black
37%
20%
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White
53%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
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≥80%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Bearden High School and public school graduation rate of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bearden High School's ranking?
Bearden High School is ranked #860 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Bearden High School often compared to?
Bearden High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Flippin High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bearden High School?
The graduation rate of Bearden High School is 80%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend Bearden High School?
211 students attend Bearden High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Bearden High School students are White, 37% of students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bearden High School?
Bearden High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Bearden High School offer ?
Bearden High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bearden High School part of?
Bearden High School is part of Bearden School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 211 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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