PROFICIENCY 15% 47% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages

Dermott High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "DERMOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Dermott, AR. There are a total of 167 students and 21 teachers at Dermott High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1. There are a total of 164 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Dermott High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 14.8%, which is 47% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio8:1
Free lunch164
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment31
Taking some courses10
Taking some courses (not tests)22
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses11

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Dermott High School, there are a total of 31 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 10 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

7<= 20%
8<= 20%
High School6-9%

Proficiency in languages by grade

8<= 20%
High School20-29%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Dermott High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 8.5% 7.9% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 89.4% 89.4% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.1% 1.8% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.4% 1.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Dermott Elementary School9%0.0Dermott, AR
Mcgehee Elementary School21%7.3McGehee, AR
Mcgehee High School17%8.7McGehee, AR

Dermott demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)8055591
Median age40.637.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.5:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%58%55%
Speak English97%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%

Education level achieved in Dermott

Completed 8th grade65.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school61.6%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college28.8%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.8%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.6%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters2.3%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Dermott High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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