Searcy High School

301 N Ella
Searcy, AR 72143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 1,094 students in grades 9-12, Searcy High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,094 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : 84% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 46% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Searcy High School's student population of 1,094 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has grown by 65% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,094 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
119 teachers
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School Rankings

Searcy High School ranks within the top 50% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Searcy High School is 0.50, 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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#355 out of 997 schools
(Top 50%)
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41%
38%
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46%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Searcy High School 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
14%
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Black
11%
20%
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White
69%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
This chart display the diversity score of Searcy High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
84%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Searcy High School and public school graduation rate 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
32%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Searcy High School's ranking?
Searcy High School is ranked #355 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Searcy High School often compared to?
Searcy High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bald Knob High School, Riverview High School, Pangburn High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Searcy High School?
The graduation rate of Searcy High School is 84%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 88%.
How many students attend Searcy High School?
1,094 students attend Searcy High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Searcy High School students are White, 11% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Searcy High School?
Searcy High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Searcy High School offer ?
Searcy High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Searcy High School part of?
Searcy High School is part of Searcy School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,094 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : 84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 46% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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