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Pottsville High School

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Posted February 23, 2010

This school is amazing! I graduated here not long ago and completely miss it. Has a great atmosphere and great staff!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 18, 2007

By far the best school in the three surrounding counties
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 23, 2007

My husband is a graduate of Pottsville and we have had 3 children go through this school. We would not want them to go anywhere else. Great school, great people.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 17, 2007

This is a great school. I hated that I had to leave, but my sisters and brother still go there and they love it
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 16, 2007

Simply the best public school in the area.
—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.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
32%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
54%
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 94% 64%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 1%
Hispanic 3% 10%
Black 1% 21%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 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 33%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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500 Apache Dr
Pottsville, AR 72858
Phone: (479) 968-6334

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