Malvern High School

525 E Highland Ave
Malvern, AR 72104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Malvern High School serves 594 students in grades 9-12.
Malvern 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (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 25% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 594 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Malvern High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Malvern High School's student population of 594 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
594 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

Malvern 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 Malvern High School is 0.64, which is more 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
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#842 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
28%
20%
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White
52%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 Malvern High School's ranking?
Malvern High School is ranked #842 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Malvern High School often compared to?
Malvern High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Magnet Cove High School, Glen Rose High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Malvern High School?
The graduation rate of Malvern High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend Malvern High School?
594 students attend Malvern High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Malvern High School students are White, 28% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Malvern High School?
Malvern High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Malvern High School offer ?
Malvern High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Malvern High School part of?
Malvern High School is part of Malvern School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 594 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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