Jacksonville High School

  • Jacksonville High School serves 803 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Jacksonville High School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.
  • Pulaski Co. Spec. School District's 58% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 803 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students803 students
Jacksonville High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Jacksonville High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
Jacksonville High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeJacksonville High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
Jacksonville High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Jacksonville High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Jacksonville High School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
63%
21%
Jacksonville High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
27%
61%
Jacksonville High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Jacksonville High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJacksonville High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.530.57
Jacksonville High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
53%
Jacksonville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
9%
Jacksonville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pulaski Co. Spec. School District's student population of 16,648 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,691 is higher than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,510 is higher than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District NamePulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
3
Number of Students Managed16,648913
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate58%78%
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$210 MM$10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$278 MM$10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,691$10,220
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,510$10,673
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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