Rison High School

700 Main
Rison, AR 71665
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Rison High School serves 371 students in grades 7-12.
Rison High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 371 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Rison High School's student population of 371 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Rison High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Rison High School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#455 out of 993 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
24%
20%
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White
71%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rison High School's ranking?
Rison High School is ranked #455 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Rison High School often compared to?
Rison High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Woodlawn High School, Fordyce High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Rison High School?
The graduation rate of Rison High School is 90%, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend Rison High School?
371 students attend Rison High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Rison High School students are White, 24% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rison High School?
Rison High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Rison High School offer ?
Rison High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Rison High School part of?
Rison High School is part of Cleveland County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 371 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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