Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy serves 264 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy's student population of 264 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy 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 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 Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#915 out of 998 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education
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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