2000 E Wood St
Paris, AR 72855
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Paris High School serves 306 students in grades 9-12.
Paris 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 306 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Paris High School's student population of 306 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Paris High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Paris High School is 0.29, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#660 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
4%
20%
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White
84%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
9%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Paris High School often compared to?

Paris High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Booneville High School, Ozark High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of Paris High School?

The graduation rate of Paris High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 86%.

How many students attend Paris High School?

306 students attend Paris High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

84% of Paris High School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Paris High School?

Paris High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Paris High School offer ?

Paris High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Paris High School part of?

Paris High School is part of Paris School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 306 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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