West Memphis High School (Closed 2015)

  • West Memphis High School served 1,144 students in grades 10-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was equal to the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 82% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 39%.
  • West Memphis High School operated within the West Memphis School District.
  • West Memphis School District's 66% graduation rate was lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,144 students
West Memphis High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %West Memphis High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
West Memphis High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWest Memphis High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
West Memphis High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
West Memphis High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
West Memphis High School Black Students (2009-2014)
Black
82%
21%
West Memphis High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
18%
61%
West Memphis High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.300.57
West Memphis High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
53%
West Memphis High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
9%
West Memphis High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

School District NameWest Memphis School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed4,397913
West Memphis School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate66%78%
West Memphis School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$60 MM$10 MM
West Memphis School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$61 MM$10 MM
West Memphis School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,546$10,220
West Memphis School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,707$10,673
West Memphis School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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    (870)735-6443
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    1.3PK-1730
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