Melbourne High School

  • Melbourne High School serves 418 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Melbourne High School's student population of 418 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Melbourne High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Melbourne High School is 0.04, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#309 out of 999 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
n/a
21%
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White
98%
60%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Melbourne High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Melbourne High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.040.58
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Melbourne High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMelbourne School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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