13237 Hwy 263
Fox, AR 72051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Rural Special High School serves 94 students in grades 7-12.
Rural Special High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 94 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Rural Special High School's student population of 94 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
94 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Rural Special High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Rural Special High School is 0.13, 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
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#238 out of 998 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
White
93%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
14%
8%
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School District Name
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: 94 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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