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Poyen High School

Public | 7-12 | 258 students

 

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Posted December 20, 2007

Poyen is the best ever!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 8, 2007

Poyen is the best school my kid could go to. Both of my kids went there and one still goes there the other has graduated and making good money. They are both very smart and only because of there parents and Poyen. Poyen's teachers are the best and they can really explain very well. I would recommend this school to anyone.
—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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
8%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
66%
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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
38%
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.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
80%
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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
58%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
82%
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 99% 65%
Hispanic 1% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Black 0% 21%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
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 52%N/A60%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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111 North School St
Poyen, AR 72128
Phone: (501) 332-2939

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