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Ashdown High School

Public | 9-12

 

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 70% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
59%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 77% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
73%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 44% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
28%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
65%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the End of Course Exam to test high school students in Algebra I, Geometry and Biology. The results for End of Course Exams administered in the spring of each school year are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The End of Course Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 61% 64%
Black 34% 21%
Hispanic 2% 10%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 50%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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171 Locust St
Ashdown, AR 71822
Phone: (870) 898-3562

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