502 Mcclellan St
Lepanto, AR 72354
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
East Poinsett Co. High School serves 289 students in grades 7-12.
East Poinsett Co. 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 36% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

East Poinsett Co. High School's student population of 289 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
289 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

East Poinsett Co. 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 East Poinsett Co. High School is 0.42, 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
#773 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
14%
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Black
13%
20%
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White
75%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of East Poinsett Co. High School?

The graduation rate of East Poinsett Co. High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 86%.

How many students attend East Poinsett Co. High School?

289 students attend East Poinsett Co. High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

75% of East Poinsett Co. High School students are White, 13% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of East Poinsett Co. High School?

East Poinsett Co. High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does East Poinsett Co. High School offer ?

East Poinsett Co. High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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