Lake Hamilton High School

280 Wolf St
Pearcy, AR 71964
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lake Hamilton High School serves 951 students in grades 10-12.
Lake Hamilton 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 951 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lake Hamilton High School's student population of 951 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
951 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Hamilton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lake Hamilton High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#526 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
14%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
77%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
85%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lake Hamilton High School's ranking?
Lake Hamilton High School is ranked #526 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Lake Hamilton High School often compared to?
Lake Hamilton High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lakeside High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lake Hamilton High School?
The graduation rate of Lake Hamilton High School is 85%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend Lake Hamilton High School?
951 students attend Lake Hamilton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Lake Hamilton High School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Hamilton High School?
Lake Hamilton High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Lake Hamilton High School offer ?
Lake Hamilton High School offers enrollment in grades 10-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Lake Hamilton High School part of?
Lake Hamilton High School is part of Lake Hamilton School District.

School Reviews

5   3/16/2020
I Am so glad I went to this school I couldn't have picked a better to attend, the sports are great. Everyone is pretty nice you don't need to be in a sport to be known everyone had their own group and there is stuff for everything up to stuff like sports teams and farming or constructing I think this is one of the best schools in the whole state and this is the place to be if you want good teachers and good sports programs.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - logan.lowe@lhwolves.net
4   4/7/2017
This school is not perfect but nor are any others. The majority of the children are open minded to all different backgrounds and differences. I have 5 so I have been through each school, never have I not had issues that came up not resolved quickly and with good discussion.
- Posted by Parent - Clgp
2   5/16/2011
If your child is an athlete and you prefer homogeneous groups and narrow-minded adults, then this is the school for you!
- Posted by Parent - passi

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 951 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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