Dumas High School

  • Dumas High School serves 319 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dumas 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 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Dumas High School's student population of 319 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dumas 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 increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dumas High School is 0.54, 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#938 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
13%
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Black
62%
20%
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White
27%
60%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.540.58
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDumas School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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