Jacksonville High School

  • Jacksonville High School serves 1,028 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (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 27% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jacksonville 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 14:1 is equal to 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%.

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School Overview

  • Jacksonville High School's student population of 1,028 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,028 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Jacksonville High School
Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jacksonville 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 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jacksonville High School is 0.56, 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)#984 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
8%
47%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
27%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
13%
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Black
57%
20%
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White
34%
60%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jacksonville High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.560.58
This chart display the diversity score of Jacksonville High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate (16-17)
87%
87%
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jacksonville High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJacksonville North Pulaski School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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