Mena High School



Mena High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mena High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 131
10 145
11 121
12 122

Mena High School is a public high school of the Mena School District located in Mena, AR. It has 519 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mena High School is the 105th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 10,505th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.7 to 1.

Total Students: 519
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.73
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,505th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 105th out of 338
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 215th out of 338
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 115th out of 338

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Mena High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 283
(55%)
283
(55%)
 Female 236
(45%)
236
(45%)

Mena High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 488
(94%)
488
(94%)
 Hispanic 13
(3%)
13
(3%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
8
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mena High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 249
(48%)
249
(48%)
 Not Eligible 205
(39%)
205
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(13%)
65
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mena High School is ranked 103rd out of 336 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mena High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 57.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mena High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 636
2006 624
2007 634
2008 599
2009 595
2010 563
2011 602
2012 587
2013 557
2014 549
2015 519

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 10.8
2007 11.1
2008 10.3
2009 11.2
2010 11.9
2011 13.3
2012 12.2
2013 13.6
2014 12.5
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4937106918239
2006 0.53685897435897
2007 0.49053627760252
2008 0.4974958263773
2009 0.5781512605042
2010 0.59325044404973
2011 0.58139534883721
2012 0.59114139693356
2013 0.56552962298025
2014 0.5591985428051
2015 0.60500963391137

Compare Mena High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,231.1% 12.3:1
 
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 57.7%
 
This School 60.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mena High School
Mena, AR
Public 09 - 12 519 12.7:1  
Acorn High School
Mena, AR
Public 06 - 12 281 13.3:1 5 miles
Cossatot River High School
Cove, AR
Public 07 - 12 417 11.4:1 17 miles
Umpire High School
Umpire, AR
Public 07 - 12 71 7.7:1 23 miles
Waldron High School
Waldron, AR
Public 09 - 12 446 11.3:1 23 miles
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