Parkview Magnet High School
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 1,028 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 86%
- Graduation Rate: 97% (Top 1% in AR)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 29% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 42% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
(offers virtual instruction)
- Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School is a magnet school in Little Rock, Arkansas that concentrates heavily on science and the arts. It is Arkansas' first and only interdistrict high school. Although administered by the Little Rock School District, Parkview may receive students from the Pulaski County Special School District and the North Little Rock School District.
- Little Rock Parkview teaches grades 9 through 12.
- Curriculum: In 2005, Parkview High School was named in the top 900 best high schools in the nation according to the Newsweek magazine's Top 1200 US Schools. Public schools are ranked according to a ratio called the Challenge Index.
- Extracurricular: The school newspaper, The Constitution, is a member of the High School National Ad Network. The Parkview High School 2005 Legal Legislative Debate team also won the State Student Congress as well as the State Mock Trial. The team went on to represent Arkansas at the National Tournament where it placed 14th in the nation.
- The Parkview Quiz Bowl team also competed in the 2005 school year. The Quiz Bowl team won the State NAQT Tournament and represented Arkansas in the High School NAQT Championships. The Team also won fourth in the State 5A Championships. Karthik Soora placed 101st in the NAQT individuals, Nick Misenheimer placed 156th, and Patrick Kangrga placed 263rd. In the Regional and State individual rankings, Karthik Soora placed 3rd regionally and 5th in the State. Patrick Kangrga was 10th in the Region and 6th in the State.
- Athletics: The Little Rock Parkview Patriots have a strong history of interscholastic activities, including: football, basketball, track & field, bowling, soccer, volleyball, and cheerleading. The Patriots have won numerous state championships in football (5x), boys basketball (9x), and girls basketball (2x).
- Notable alumni: Derek Fisher, professional basketball player (NBA). Class of 1992.
- Keith Jackson, member of the College Football Hall of Fame and former professional football player (NFL). Class of 1983.
- Daryl Mason, assistant coach at Tulane University, former professional football player (USFL), and Arkansas' High School Athlete of the Year in 1978. Class of 1978.
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