Osceola High School

  • Osceola High School serves 320 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Osceola 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Osceola High School's student population of 320 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Osceola High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Osceola High School is 0.25, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#972 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
86%
20%
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White
12%
60%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.250.58
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Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOsceola School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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