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Greene County Tech High School

Public | 10-12 | 721 students

 

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Posted September 18, 2008

I went to Tech as a child 6th grade thru 12th grade. This school and its curriculim instilled a willingness for a higher education. I went on to College and today work in a field I am suited and enjoy. I do graphic art, illustration and painting and have a stained glass studio. I think my zeal was of course having steering in the right direction as a child. I, unlike many had a good home environment, but good teachers and a clean teaching enviroment DRUG FREE and full of many choices headed me in the direction that led me where I am today...I give credit to those who led me, backed me and stood as an example before me. The teachers at Tech did this. I appreciate it. I have purposely sent my children to Tech for an education as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 24, 2007

I attended GCT from the fourth grade until the ninth grade, in which i had to move. I was so mad that I had to leave Tech, it was probably the best school that I have ever been to out of the 7 I have attended.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 25, 2007

I attended GCT and I believe that it is a wonderful school! I am now attending College and am planning on becoming a teacher. In learning how teachers should be I have realized that's just how GCT is! If you are trying to decide on a school for your child pick GCT it's the way to be!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 11, 2007

I have three children attending Greene County Tech Schools and I am very pleased with the academic programs, the availability of extracurricular activities, and I am always welcomed as a parent to come by the school to talk to the administration or do activities with my children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 14, 2006

I am not a parent but I went to Greene County Tech from kindergarten to 9th grade. I absolutely loved it.
—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.

251 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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70%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
61%
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.

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Biology

The state average for Biology was 44% in 2013.

234 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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57%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
19%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

164 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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72%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
70%
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%
Hispanic 3% 10%
Black 1% 21%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
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 48%N/A60%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Paragould, AR 72450
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