700 Main
Rison, AR 71665
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rison High School serves 357 students in grades 7-12.
Rison High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 43% (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 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 1% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rison High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

Rison High School's student population of 357 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Rison High School 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 Rison High School is 0.43, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#544 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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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
72%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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