708 W Second St
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
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).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

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.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
264 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

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
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#915 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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