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Rural Special High School

Public | 7-12 | 91 students

 

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Posted May 6, 2012

Rural Special school is a very community oriented school that has the support of the people . Many of the staff are alumni that care deeply for the families and are always looking for ways to better the oppurtunities for ths children of the school.


Posted July 13, 2007

If you are looking for a school that will give your child a caring, individualized education. This is the right school for you. I have one child who has graduated from RS and another in high school. They have received an education that will allow them to continue at whatever level they choose. They have also been able to participate in many activities that they would not have been able to in a larger school. Great place if you value your childs overall education and well being.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 77% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
31%
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

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 77% in 2013.

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
50%
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

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 70% in 2013.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
79%
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

Biology

The state average for Biology was 44% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
36%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
n/a
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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 93% 65%
Two or more races 4% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Hispanic 1% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Black 0% 21%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59%N/A60%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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13237 Hwy 263
Fox, AR 72051
Phone: (870) 363-4365

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