Walnut Ridge High School



Walnut Ridge High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walnut Ridge High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 66
8 78
9 88
10 67
11 78
12 72

Walnut Ridge High School is a public high school of the Lawrence County School District located in Walnut Ridge, AR. It has 449 students in grades 7th through 12th. Walnut Ridge High School is the 127th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 11,611th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.7 to 1.

Total Students: 449
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,611th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 127th out of 338
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 173rd out of 338
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 127th out of 338

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Walnut Ridge High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 258
(57%)
258
(57%)
 Female 191
(43%)
191
(43%)

Walnut Ridge High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 430
(96%)
430
(96%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
10
(2%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Walnut Ridge High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 206
(46%)
206
(46%)
 Not Eligible 196
(44%)
196
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(10%)
47
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Walnut Ridge High School is ranked 147th out of 336 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walnut Ridge High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 57.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Walnut Ridge High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 354
2007 369
2008 361
2009 330
2010 341
2011 361
2012 382
2013 389
2014 429
2015 449

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 10.4
2007 9.7
2008 11.3
2009 9
2010 10.9
2011 10.8
2012 11.3
2013 10.7
2014 11.5
2015 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.50847457627119
2007 0.45528455284553
2008 0.51523545706371
2009 0.56060606060606
2010 0.51319648093842
2011 0.53462603878116
2012 0.53664921465969
2013 0.56298200514139
2014 0.58508158508159
2015 0.56347438752784

Compare Walnut Ridge High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,231.1% 12.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 56.3%
 
State Average 57.7%
 

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Public 07 - 12 449 11.7:1  
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