The Arkansas Department of Education released its annual report card for schools, districts, and the state Dec. 30. Below is a sampling of the first page summary of area high school report cards. Administrators, parents, and board of education officials, are sure to dive deeper into this complex report to answer questions regarding students, teachers, and where money is spent.

Each report is about 90 pages long as a printable document, and can also be viewed as a spreadsheet. It breaks the school’s enrollment information down into specific demographics: gender, race, economically disadvantaged, if they are considered disabled, if they are considered gifted and talented, if they are an English language speaker, and if they have a military connection.

The report also takes into consideration various standardized testing scores in subjects such as reading, math, and science, as well as student retention rates and graduation rates. All these factors go into the Arkansas Department of Education’s analytical diagnosis of how schools are faring.

The report states on the first page that “Arkansas is committed to supporting local education agencies to ensure all students are college, career and community ready,” and it goes on to reiterate that it identifies “schools in need of comprehensive support and improvement” and offers support to schools for “consistently underperforming subgroups.”

Heber Springs High School

Enrollment: 445

Average Class Size: 12

Average years teaching experience: 10

Per pupil spending, district average: $9,693

State average: $11,620

School Letter Grade: B

Overall Score: 68.89

West Side High School

Enrollment:245

Average Class Size: 7

Average years teaching experience: 5

Per pupil spending, district average: $14,823

State average: $11,620

School Letter Grade: B

Overall Score: 68.3

Quitman High School

Enrollment: 243

Average Class Size: 7

Average years teaching experience: 5

Per pupil spending, district average: $10,086

State average: $11,620

School Letter Grade: B

Overall Score: 70.14

Concord High School

Enrollment: 188

Average Class Size: 7

Average years teaching experience: 8

Per pupil spending, district average: $14,987

State average: $11,620

School Letter Grade: A

Overall Score: 75.55

Pangburn High School

Enrollment:391

Average Class Size: 9

Average years teaching Experience: 9

Per pupil spending, District average: $12,289

State average: $11,620

School Letter Grade: B

Overall Score: 71.04

Clinton High School

Enrollment: 404

Average Class Size: 7

Average years teaching Experience: 5

Per pupil spending, District average: $11,892

State average: $11,620

School Letter Grade: B

Overall Score: 69.96

Rose Bud High School

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