Drew Central High School

  • Drew Central High School serves 324 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Drew Central 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Drew Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Drew Central High School's student population of 324 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 54% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Drew Central 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Drew Central High School is 0.46, 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 School Rank#878 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
25%
20%
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White
69%
60%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.460.58
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Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDrew Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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