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Conway High West

Public | 11-12 | 1235 students


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Posted July 1, 2011

I am a student currently attending Conway High school and I believe that the school system is great! The schools are actually in pretty good shape and they are also currently building a new, three-story high school! Conway High West has a wide variety of classes and also offers AP classes for students that want to be challenged. In my opinion, Conway High West is a pretty good school :)
—Submitted by a student

Posted January 16, 2011

Conway public schools are not as bad as people are claiming them to be granted some of the building were old that does that have to do with the curriculum. i know several people who have graduated from conway schools who lead successful lives. teachers will help students but the student must be willing to help.
—Submitted by a student

Posted May 20, 2009

As a student at Conway High School i couldnt ask for a better situation. The school goes above and beyond to offer classes to people of every preference. The teachers are courteous and genuinely want to help the students. So dont be hatin.
—Submitted by a student

Posted December 24, 2007

I attended Conway Public schools from 7th grade on through graduation. It's not a great school by any means. The buildings are old and falling apart but you bet there athelic buildings are top-notch in the state! They spend way to much money on funding sports than anything else, the books are old and falling apart and in the old 9-10 building the ceilings would crumble in the rain. The admins are to caught up in the sports programs to pay attention to the rest of the students. I refuse to send my kids to any Conway public school.

Posted January 1, 2006

I went to Conway High School and I know for a fact that it is not a very good school. they offer a lot of classes to choose from, yet the teachers do not help out the children...even when they ask for help. Conway is more of a sport school than an acidemic school!
—Submitted by a former student

Posted September 20, 2004

All three of my kids have gone to Conway High School. I also graduated from this school when I was younger. My daughter and son have graduated from this school, and my youngest daughter is attending there now. The teachers are always pushing students to challenge themselves and work hard even though it is difficult. The teachers at Conway High are always willing to put in extra effort to help the student. Many know Conway has one of the best educational programs in the state.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted July 7, 2004

My high school student entered Conway High from a Christian school in another city. The expectation of the teachers was much lower than we were accustomed to. AP classes were similar to regular classes at our former school. The computer class was required for two periods and the instruction time was pitiful. There was a lot of 'free time' with assignments completed and because the teacher didn't want to grade anything else, assignments were limited. Of course, the students love this and do not complain. We also noticed that it was permissible to passionately kiss and fondle in the hallways.
—Submitted by a parent

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The state average for Literacy was 70% in 2013.

631 students were tested at this school in 2013.








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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.









The state average for Biology was 44% in 2013.

558 students were tested at this school in 2013.









The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.








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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 66% 64%
Black 26% 21%
Hispanic 6% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2300 Prince St
Conway, AR 72034
Phone: (501) 450-4880


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