Paragould High School

  • Paragould High School serves 888 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is lower 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 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Paragould High School's student population of 888 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students888 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paragould High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paragould High School is 0.29, 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#771 out of 999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
13%
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Black
7%
21%
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White
84%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.290.58
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParagould School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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