Mena High School

700 S Morrow St
Mena, AR 71953
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 494 students in grades 9-12, Mena 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 25% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Mena High School's student population of 494 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Mena 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 Mena High School is 0.27, 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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#540 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25%
36%
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39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
14%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
85%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
This chart display the diversity score of Mena High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mena High School's ranking?
Mena High School is ranked #540 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mena High School?
The graduation rate of Mena High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend Mena High School?
494 students attend Mena High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Mena High School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mena High School?
Mena High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Mena High School offer ?
Mena High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mena High School part of?
Mena High School is part of Mena School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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