Osceola Academic Center (Closed 2013)
Osceola Academic Center served 442 students in grades 1-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 62% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 78%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 75% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 80%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 71% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
State Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(11-12)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(11-12)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
JROTC offers valuable lessons in leadership, character-building and citizenship. Here's a look at the various JROTC programs out there together with a look at the pros and cons of the program.
Philadelphia Schools: Cheating Allegations
Teachers in Philadelphia are being accused of cheating, with two administrators being recently dismissed. We report on the scandal that is rocking the City of Brotherly Love and beyond.
August 05, 2022Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality can enhance your lessons safely and efficiently. Virtual reality allows your students to explore worlds they might not otherwise see. We offer some suggestions on how to use VR in your classrooom.