Arkansas High School is a public school located in Texarkana, AR. It has 1,082 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 16% of students are at least proficient in math and 43% in reading.
Arkansas High School Rankings
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- B107 Students
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- C+49 Students
- B47 Students
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.16 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.16 responses
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 40 responsesReport
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.14 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.14 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.14 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.21 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.21 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.21 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.17 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.17 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.17 responses
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Arkansas High School Reviews
Arkansas High provides a very exciting environment and atmosphere for the students. The Arkansas High faculty enforce fair and reasonable rules that all students must follow so we can be responsible adults. Arkansas High incorporates fun activities that involves eveyone to work together and be respectful to one another for instance, pep rallies, fundraisers, and groovy dances. I do insist that any newcomer to Arkansas High will feel welcomed and will have a great learning experience.
Honestly, the only thing I see wrong about Arkansas High is the cell phone rule. Teachers need to realize that the golden age of technology is here, and more and more technologies are coming out. It's sometimes okay to put away the text book and break out the cellular device! I also do not enjoy the fact that we do not have lockers, but are expected to carry around so many books and things. This can be a real inconvenience. Otherwise, the faculty is great, acedemics are fantastic, and I can proudly say I will be well prepared for college when I graduate in 2018.
Two many teachers quit without notice. Dealing with teenage kids is a tough job, ask any parent. Many people right out of high school get a degree in education only to find out later that they hate teaching and finding it difficult to reason with kids. Unfortunately this can't be explained, only experienced which brings us back to teacher turnover. Bottom line is we have to have teachers in our class rooms so onward we go hoping someone, someday, will better educate our young students before entering into the classrooms as wannabe teachers.