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D+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    C-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    C-
  7. Administration
    D
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Jacksonville High School is a public school located in Jacksonville, AR. It has 838 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 6% of students are at least proficient in math and 18% in reading.
Address
2400 Linda Ln
Jacksonville, AR 72076
Telephone
(501) 982-2128
Website

Jacksonville High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
18%
Percent Proficient - Math
6%
Average Graduation Rate
71%
Average SAT
990
8 responses
Average ACT
20
114 responses
AP Enrollment
17%
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$42,991
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$790
National
$949
Median Home Value
$114,300
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
50%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.20 responses
Poll
55%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 53 responses
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  • The games
    26%
  • Homecoming, prom,track meets and choir
    19%
  • Pep rally
    19%
  • Pep rallies
    9%
  • Clubs
    8%
  • Helping out
    6%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
838
Free or Reduced Lunch
64%
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.21 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.21 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,125
Teachers in First/Second Year
34%
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.29 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.29 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,036/ year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.30 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.30 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.30 responses
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I want there for all four years of my high schooling experience. The teachers were friendly and helpful. I learned a great deal. However, the school is just so old that it lacks that feel you get from newer and cleaner schools. Sports and extra curriculum activties were plentiful. The food was mediocre, I never was excited about breakfast or lunch. I hear that the principle there has things really strict now. No talking to friends between classes anymore. This makes students very disconnected, depressed and anti-social, bad call! Wasn't crazy about being a student there at all. It was just super local for me. But again, the teachers really do make a difference. I miss and love so many of mine from my prior attendance.
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Jacksonville High School is both new and old. I say this because the city of Jacksonville, AR has made its own school district as Jacksonville North Pulaski School District. Having our own district, invited students into our high school from 4 different schools. I was able to meet an amazing set of peers which lead to healthy friendships! Although adjusting to a new environment was hard with all the new administration and students, I managed to make the best of it! Our school is growing each day and I can envision an even friendlier, stronger, and well educated environment in the years to come.
Jacksonville High School is certainly on the lower end of schools, they are extremely poor, under staffed, and have almost no resources except for chromebooks. I have met a hand full of respesctable staff members, but most of the student body seem like they don't have a care in the world about themselves or others. There has also been waves of changes to the school but most are having a backslash and are not being addressed because of this the few respectable staff members are starting to leave in droves.

This highschool may be bad but when asked of to other students they mention that others schools however have a bullying problem which at least this high school does not have. So there's that.