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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    C
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Paragould High School is a public school located in Paragould, AR. It has 939 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 24% of students are at least proficient in math and 35% in reading.

Paragould High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
35%
Percent Proficient - Math
24%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
Average ACT
24
165 responses
AP Enrollment
29%
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
Median Household Income
$45,315
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$704
National
$949
Median Home Value
$121,400
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
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.12 responses
Poll
42%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 43 responses
Report
  • Spirit Week for Football Game Against rival team
    19%
  • Red ribbon week we get to dress up
    19%
  • Homecoming
    16%
  • PrideFest
    12%
  • Paragould McDonalds Invitational
    9%
  • All band events
    7%
  • All football games
    5%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
939
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.12 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.12 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.12 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$39,718
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.6%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.16 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.16 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.16 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,304/ year
National
$12,239
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.16 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.16 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.16 responses
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I personally have had a pretty great experience in high school. I have ha stud opportunity to be apart of many clubs and organizations through the school as well as participating on two teams. I have had a few very great teachers who are extreamly passionate about what they do and it radiates off of them and into the classroom. These teachers have completely altered how I see things not only academically but in life in general, changing me for the better. The only delima that I see is that not all the teachers share this same love and passion for educating that they should. Mainly the coaches of sports teams do not really care about anything other than that sport and it is evident in the classroom setting. Despite this, there are teachers who make up for where some lack. The fine arts excel at this school as well as the sports creating a competitive, spirited, and well rounded school all in all.
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Many of the sports teams receive majority of the school budget, while the band receives little to zero funding. The band becoming larger and larger and becoming more successful considering their state multiple state championships, and are a national competitor. The teachers are more laid back and don’t do much on bullying. There is a wide variety of classes for college readiness, which is outstanding. Students aren’t very supervised considering the weekly fights. There is a diversity between the normal sports teams like football, basketball, volleyball, etc., and the band, which isn’t very great considering the band doesn’t get much support from the student body or much of the facility.
Paragould contains some of the best teachers in Northeast Arkansas. Everyday I walk in and I am ensured welcoming and safety while getting the best education I can get!