Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy

Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy serves 264 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy 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 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy's student population of 264 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students264 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy 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 diversity score of Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy is 0.08, 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 Testing Rank
#947 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
13%
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Black
96%
20%
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White
2%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.080.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
14%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePine Bluff Lighthouse Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy is Jefferson Area Vocational Center (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pine Bluff Lighthouse College Prep Academy High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert F Morehead Middle School (1.3 miles away)
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I wouldn't dare recommend this school again to anyone. The children aren't treated equally. They're so understaffed that the Security guard is also teaching. The principal is never at school and some teachers doesn't even greet the parents and children.
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