Prescott High School

  • Prescott High School serves 457 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Prescott High School's student population of 457 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prescott High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prescott High School is 0.54, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#773 out of 999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
13%
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Black
40%
21%
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White
55%
60%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prescott High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.540.58
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prescott High School 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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrescott School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Prescott Prescott Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 542 students
    0.2 miles
    335 School St
    Prescott, AR 71857
    (870)887-2514
    0.2 K-6 542
  • Emmet Emmet High School
    Grades: 7-12
    6.8 miles
    501 South Hazel St
    Emmet, AR 71835
    (870)887-2319
    6.8 7-12 n/a
  • Gurdon Cabe Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 214 students
    10.2 miles
    7780 Hwy 67 S
    Gurdon, AR 71743
    (870)353-4311
    10.2 5-8 214
  • Gurdon Gurdon High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
    10.2 miles
    7777 Hwy 67 S
    Gurdon, AR 71743
    (870)353-5123
    10.2 9-12 209
  • Blevins Blevins High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 222 students
    12.5 miles
    5954 Hwy 29 N
    Blevins, AR 71825
    (870)874-2281
    12.5 7-12 222

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