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Wynne High School

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Posted May 31, 2009

I totally disagree with a lot of the statements below! Sure, Wynne has some students who do not like to accept others. However, this is not true of the entire student body, and you will find this problem in any school no matter where it is. Our sports teams may not be as good as they used to be, but the community support for the teams (ranging from football to tennis to baseball) is exceptional! Just this year, the school's musical brought a profit of $1400 dollars, paying off the debts of past musicals. Also, the band had one student to make All State. The choir had four students make All State, including a girl who made first chair mixed choir. The top alto in the state! That, I have to say, is pretty exceptional for a public school in a town as small as Wynne.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 13, 2007

I went to Wynne school. there are school that might be better then Wynne or fine art maybe better then Wynne or sport maybe better then Wynne But for all around school you can get better then Wynne Public School ex: well you might have kids who excel in one class we get kids who excelled all class EX: we have kids who all state football player and all state choir singer all state drama person or kids who all state band and choir is top student for class or sport player who top student in school. we also have coach teaching Top class like chemistries, advance Classes top line class like that. Wynne most alround school in the state of arkansas.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 17, 2006

yes i agree with a few others wynne and also the town has its cliques. if your not rich or have a name your a nobody. if i had it to do over again my kids wouldnt go to wynne schools .
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 25, 2005

I don't know alot about Wynne schools but what I do know is that no matter what they do the school is not set up with enough of the right classes. That will be credited to help them acheive any GPA above 4.5. For some this is probably good but for the one's that want more like my 9th grader this was a very hard blow. We have family that Graduated with 4.7's and he wanted to be the first to Graduate with a 5.0. So as that said I guess we will be looking for a better High School for hime to attend the next 3 years and hope that this year will not hurt him too much. Like in another review the athetic department is great what a shame everyone isnt playing Football. Just like most schools if you don't play football then you are nobody.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 15, 2005

Wynne has an excellent school system. I attended Wynne from kindergarten to graduation. My daughter is now a freshman here. She loves it! Wynne expects nothing but the best from students, teachers & administration. College courses are offered beginning in 10th grade (which makes less college I have to pay for). Athletics are big in Wynne. The entire town supports the schools athletic program. We even have a graduate that will be joining the NFL next year! Teachers are expected to help all students. Teachers are encouraged to receive a masters degree in education (salaries reflect this). Parent involvement is encouraged however only a few are actually active. Wynne is very strict. Students are expected to respect themselves and others School rules reflect this. Students are taught how to succeed in the working world Race is not an issue. Students are treated as equals Overall Wynne schools are an excellent
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 14, 2005

Wynne is a very good school. Educationally you can expect your children to excel here. The principal leadership, however could really use some working on. Wynne is also a very strict school, perhaps a little too strict. As a student I feel as though I couldn't make things right if I wanted to, but I guess that you could expect that from a school that expects nothing less than excellence. Also Wynne is very clique-ish. If you come from another area than you can expect them to look down on you and they will have no trouble making it harder on you. Overall educationally Wynne is a very good school, but socially, Wynne is a very bad school.
—Submitted by a 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.

205 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
56%
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.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
87%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 44% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
31%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
79%

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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 69% 64%
Black 29% 21%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 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 52%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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800 East Jackson St
Wynne, AR 72396
Phone: (870) 238-5001

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