Arkansas High School

1500 Jefferson Ave, Texarkana, AR 71854 | (870) 774-7641
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,236
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ms. Robin Stover
  • Fax: (870) 772-4792
  • Website: xk.k12.ar.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
School District Details
  • Texarkana School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,248
  • Graduation Rate: 64.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 8.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.9
  • Enrolled Students: 4,545

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,236
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 110.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 634 (51.3%)
  • Females: 602 (48.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 108 (8.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 581 (47.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 689 (55.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Arkansas High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.4%
Black63351.2%
Asian30.2%
Hispanic463.7%
White52742.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Arkansas High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade32826.5%
10th Grade28122.7%
11th Grade28723.2%
12th Grade31125.2%
Ungraded292.3%
Source: AR Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

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2 reviews for Arkansas High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 15, 2009
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I AM NOT PLEASED WITH THE SCHOOLS OVERALL PERFORMANCE. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT IS NOT GEARED TOWARDS OR FOR SUCCESS

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Arkansas 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
Algebra Test
201036.0%48.0%76.0%
200938.0%51.0%70.0%
200831.0%47.0%66.0%
 
Biology Test
201013.0%13.0%36.0%
200915.0%15.0%41.0%
200818.0%18.0%30.0%
 
Geometry Test
201046.0%46.0%69.0%
200941.0%41.0%66.0%
200836.0%36.0%60.0%
 

Grade 11 Literacy - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Literacy Test
201039.0%39.0%51.0%
200937.0%37.0%57.0%
200838.0%38.0%60.0%
 
Source: AR Department of Education 2009-2010

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