Western Yell Co. High School

1 Wolverine Dr
Havana, AR 72842
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 175 students in grades 7-12, Western Yell Co. High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Western Yell Co. High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Western Yell Co. High School's student population of 175 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
175 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Western Yell Co. High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Western Yell Co. High School is 0.45, 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)
#751 out of 997 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Western Yell Co. High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Western Yell Co. 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 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Western Yell Co. 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.
25-29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Western Yell Co. High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
19%
14%
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Black
1%
19%
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White
72%
59%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Western Yell Co. High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas.
0.45
This chart display the diversity score of Western Yell Co. High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Western Yell Co. 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
70%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Western Yell Co. High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Western Yell Co. High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Yell Co. High School's ranking?
Western Yell Co. High School is ranked #751 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Western Yell Co. High School?
The graduation rate of Western Yell Co. High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 88%.
How many students attend Western Yell Co. High School?
175 students attend Western Yell Co. High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Western Yell Co. High School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Western Yell Co. High School?
Western Yell Co. High School has a student ration of 5:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Western Yell Co. High School offer ?
Western Yell Co. High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Western Yell Co. High School part of?
Western Yell Co. High School is part of Western Yell County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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