900 Old Hwy 70 W
Dierks, AR 71833
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Dierks High School serves 242 students in grades 7-12.
Dierks 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 242 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dierks High School's student population of 242 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 70% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Dierks High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dierks High School is 0.15, 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
#514 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
92%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 242 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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