Western Grove High School (Closed 2018)

300 School St
Western Grove, AR 72685
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Western Grove High School served 129 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 6-9% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 35-39% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 was lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
129 students
This chart display total students of Western Grove High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Western Grove High School
Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Western Grove High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Western Grove High School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
6-9%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Western Grove High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
35-39%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Western Grove 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Western Grove High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Western Grove High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Western Grove High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
98%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Western Grove High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Western Grove High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.04
This chart display the diversity score of Western Grove High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(16-17)
≥80%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Western Grove High School and public school graduation rate of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Western Grove High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Western Grove High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Recent Articles

Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Learn about the case of Kyle Horman, a child who went missing while on campus, and how this tragedy is prompting public schools to reevaluate their security measures.
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
The economic divide between our nation's public school students is growing wider and deeper. Learn about a new federal report that reveals the growing ranks of poverty-stricken public schools.
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Dissect "America's Best Schools for Your Housing Buck" and learn about the top ranked public schools in America in cities where the median home price is as low as $200,000.