Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy (Closed 2021)

Serving 152 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤5% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≤5% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
152 students
This chart displays total students of Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (AR)
(20-21)
≤5%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
≤5%
37%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
6-9%
34%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
14%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
96%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
59%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas.
0.08
This chart displays the diversity score of Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
14%
9%
This chart displays 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.
School District Name
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy School District
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy?
152 students attend Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy?
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy offer ?
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy part of?
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy is part of Pine Bluff Lighthouse Academy School District.

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