Fordyce High School

  • Fordyce High School serves 328 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fordyce 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fordyce High School's student population of 328 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fordyce 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fordyce High School is 0.53, 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 (16-17)#873 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
13%
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Black
60%
20%
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White
34%
60%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.530.58
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Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fordyce High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFordyce School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I am the Career Coach at FHS. I work with student grade 8-12 on developing a pathway to college and career readiness. The graduating class of 2017 had 58 Seniors; of which 56 went on to college/university. The Teachers are eager to teach, and the kids actually want to learn. There are opportunity for concurrent credit with Southern Arkansas University Tech located in East Camden on a daily basis. A great school where you r child will fit in.
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Art, Sports and other extracurricular activites are taguht very exaclent. I have been going to this school since kindgaton. Now I'm in ninth grade. Please send your chrildren to this school. I will go to this school for the next three years becase, it is great.
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