West Memphis High School

501 West Broadway, West Memphis, AR 72301 | (870) 735-3660
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,217
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4.5 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 501 W Broadway, West Memphis, AR 72301
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Woodrow L Burton Jr
  • Fax: (870) 732-8510
  • Website: west.grsc.k12.ar.us
School District Details
  • West Memphis School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,412
  • Graduation Rate: 64.6%
  • Dropout Rate: 6.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.5
  • Enrolled Students: 5,999

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,217
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 71.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 605 (49.7%)
  • Females: 612 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,214 (99.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,214 (99.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Memphis High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.08%
Black1,00982.9%
Asian80.7%
Hispanic60.5%
White19215.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Memphis High School
  Number Percent
10th Grade52643.2%
11th Grade37230.6%
12th Grade31926.2%
Source: AR Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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5 reviews for West Memphis High School

  • Reviewed by Student on April 28, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • West Memphis High School is a very good school. The Only thing that I say could be better are the bathrooms in all of the buildings. I LOVE it other than that!
  • Reviewed by Student on September 13, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The teachers should help the students more and consider the others classes and after school activities . To much homework !

    P.S. The Pep Squad Rocks !
  • Reviewed by Student on September 08, 2008
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The teachers there are great! Now, the students on the other hand... not so much.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that West Memphis High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on End-of-Course and Grade 11 Literacy state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra
  • Biology
  • Geometry
  • Literacy

End-of-Course - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End-of-Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201016.0%16.0%36.0%
200918.0%18.0%41.0%
200810.0%10.0%30.0%
 
Geometry Test
201047.0%47.0%69.0%
200967.0%67.0%66.0%
200863.0%63.0%60.0%
 
Algebra Test
200924.0%44.0%70.0%
200818.0%49.0%66.0%
 

Grade 11 Literacy - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Literacy Test
201043.0%43.0%51.0%
200932.0%32.0%57.0%
200833.0%33.0%60.0%
 
Source: AR Department of Education 2009-2010

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