Bearden High School

  • Bearden High School serves 236 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bearden 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bearden High School's student population of 236 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students236 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bearden High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bearden High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank#802 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
40%
20%
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White
56%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.530.58
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBearden School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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