Gurdon High School

7777 Hwy 67 S
Gurdon, AR 71743
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gurdon High School serves 202 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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.
Gurdon 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 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Gurdon High School's student population of 202 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Gurdon 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 diversity score of Gurdon High School is 0.63, which is more 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
#891 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
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
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
19%
13%
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Black
29%
20%
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White
51%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.630.58
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGurdon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gurdon High School is Prescott High School (10.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cabe Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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