Emerson High School

  • Emerson High School serves 129 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Emerson High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Emerson High School's student population of 129 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students129 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emerson High School is ranked within the top 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 Emerson High School is 0.42, 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#397 out of 1008 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
17%
20%
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White
74%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.420.58
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEmerson-Taylor School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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