Mcgehee High School

1902 E Ash St
Mc Gehee, AR 71654
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 341 students in grades 9-12, Mcgehee High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% 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: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Mcgehee High School's student population of 341 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 39% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
341 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Mcgehee High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mcgehee High School is 0.61, 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
This School
State Level (AR)
#821 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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17%
36%
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23%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
14%
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Black
45%
20%
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White
43%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Mcgehee High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
9%
8%
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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 Mcgehee High School's ranking?
Mcgehee High School is ranked #821 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Mcgehee High School often compared to?
Mcgehee High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dermott High School, Lakeside High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mcgehee High School?
The graduation rate of Mcgehee High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend Mcgehee High School?
341 students attend Mcgehee High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Mcgehee High School students are Black, 43% of students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mcgehee High School?
Mcgehee High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Mcgehee High School offer ?
Mcgehee High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mcgehee High School part of?
Mcgehee High School is part of Mcgehee School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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