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Mountainburg High School

Public | 9-12 | 210 students

 

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Posted October 21, 2009

The students are friendly, appropriately social, and have lots of school spirit. Most of all, the students care about learning and strive to do the best that they can. The teachers are well trained and practice researched based teaching techniques. The administration supports the teachers and staff while making sure the students have a safe physical and emotional learning environment.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 21, 2009

Mountainburg School is the best little school! Everyone is so caring, kind, and generous. Giving is what we do best!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2009

Great school with LOTS of individual attention given to students. Highly accomplished teachers and fantastic school spirit.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 21, 2009

I have taught here for 23 years, the economy has hit us pretty hard, it has been a great place to work. I have had three kids that will have graduated from here, all recieving an excellent education and having wonderful athletic experiences. We probably have one of the best FFA chapters in Arkansas.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2009

This school district is wonderful, warm, welcoming and fantastic to work for-the kids, parents and fellow teachers are the nicest in the USA-We're small but big in the things that matter.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 16, 2009

The school staff is friendly and helpful. I like the idea of a small school so that way my child has more one on one with the teacher.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 2, 2006

Moutainburg is a small town school with a big attitude. I have attended this school for 12 years and I am very pleased with the level of education I have received. The only downfall is the limited number of class choices, but there is enough to get a great education. If your looking to meet some great people and grow up in a great school Mountainburg is the place for you.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 15, 2004

This is small town America in a nutshell. If you want your child to attend a place where everyone knows their name and includes them in community spirit for life, send them here.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
77%

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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
79%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 44% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
49%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
76%
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 96% 65%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Black 0% 21%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 10%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 64%N/A60%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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129 Hwy 71 SW
Mountainburg, AR 72946
Phone: (479) 369-2146

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