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Glen Rose High School

Public | 9-12 | 310 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted May 20, 2014

Glen Rose is a good school. Other than being so focused on sports and few spotty teachers here and there, this is a great school.


Posted January 8, 2014

This is a perfect school, expecially if your looking for a small town to live in. Yet some teachers are... The only word I can think of is jugeing. ( I honestly can't find a word that describes the teachers properly) the kids there are nice there and you can find friends real easily here at glen rose. I can only think of 2 times that I had to go to the principal about name calling, but actual bullying? Never! So yes this school is family friendly and a perfect place to learn!


Posted January 29, 2010

The school is wonderful but has a few weak teachers. Also, the administration does not listen to the teachers, students or parents. Athletics do rake priority over academics and star athletes are treated differently as in every school. Many teachers take their jobs very seriously and do a wonderful job. I would send my children there
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 26, 2008

It's okay but its warped when it come to academics and athletics....... athletics reigns supreme. The Teachers are really good especially in elementary and 10th or higher grade. The administration though is not good or listens to its students or parents.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 24, 2008

I agree that some students are treated differently depending on their parents. social standing, etc. but it's not an extreme problem. I don't really know the principal, but I have heard other parents complaining. I think a high school principal should be very involved in the students and their activities and very accessible to the parents. I have had 4 children in this school and overall I am very pleased. There is a great advantage to attending a small rural school. Oh, and the football team, coaches and spirit teams are great! I have a football player and a cheerleader. Go Beavers!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 2, 2007

I absolutely agree that Glen Rose is a great school, but the high school administration is not very good at what they do. They really need to get it together for the kids.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted November 29, 2005

Glen Rose has always been a wonderful school. It is a small rural community with caring people who live here. I personally attended Glen Rose and my children do now. It is a very good school that has teachers that really care about their students. However, I'm not real please with the high school principal. He is very stand-offish, he never speaks to anyone, and when he does he is very rude. I don't see him being a very good principal, he doesn't seem to care. He is more worried about what the 'important' parents think!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 28, 2004

I think that Glen Rose Middle School is great. My children go to school there and it is a terrific school. Although I do think they ought to do somethng about the dicipline I don't think they're being fair about everything! Some kids get suspended for fighting and others get ISS and some get 3 days Detention. I think if you get into a fight you should get suspended for 3 days. No matter who you are, how good you are in school, or any of that stuff. Oh and I think that Glen Rose should also be more fair to the children no matter who they're parents are. I've noticed that if your mom or dad know the principal you are treated differntly! Me & some others people have noticed it and we would like for it to stop. Thank you for listening to my opinions.
—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 70% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
64%
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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
74%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 44% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
20%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
63%
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 97% 64%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 1% 21%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 10%
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 46%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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14334 Hwy 67
Malvern, AR 72104
Phone: (501) 332-3694

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