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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    C
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Cedar Ridge High School is a public school located in Newark, AR. It has 416 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 6 to 1. According to state test scores, 19% of students are at least proficient in math and 35% in reading.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
35%
Percent Proficient - Math
19%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
Average ACT
23
35 responses
AP Enrollment
10%
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    A
  2. Good for Families
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$35,938
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$599
National
$949
Median Home Value
$69,100
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.6 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 3 responses
  • Anything involving Art or FCCLA!
    33%
  • Basketball games
    33%
  • Pep Rallies and Homecoming
    33%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
416
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.6 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.6 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$41,926
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.4%
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.7 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$17,449/ year
National
$12,239
38%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.8 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.8 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.8 responses
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I have very few close friends at this school and have a great time in the school band. I wish that the school band had more funding and that we wouldn't have like 17 rats in the middle school building. I would like less discrimination to LGBTQ+ people in this school and to be treated equally. I wish that they would have more food options and more varieties of library books.
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The teachers at this school, overall, are some of the nicest people one will ever meet. Most of them care for the students and hep them the best that they can if they are struggling. Some of them, however, are too smart for their own good. They know the material, but they have a hard time teaching the student to where they can understand and perform at their greatest ability. It is a challenge, but I like challenges. They have made me study harder than ever and have prepared me for college to the best of their abilities.
This school is a good school, and is improving every year. The best thing about this school is the size. This school is so small the teachers have more time to slow down and have a little more one on one with the struggling students. My favorite thing about this school is the understanding all the staff has. If a student is having a hard time with school, or even at home, they will go above and beyond to help and ensure that their students succeed.