PROFICIENCY 23% 20% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
22%Walnut Ridge

Walnut Ridge High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "LAWRENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Walnut Ridge, AR. There are a total of 429 students and 37 teachers at Walnut Ridge High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 201 free lunch students and 50 reduced lunch students.

Walnut Ridge High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.5%, which is 20% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch201
Reduced lunch50


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment55
Taking some courses55
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses38

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 Walnut Ridge High School, there are a total of 55 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 55 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School30-34%

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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Walnut Ridge High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 95.7% 93.9% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 0.7% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.7% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.5% 1.5% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.8% 2.4% 1.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Walnut Ridge Elementary School21%0.0Walnut Ridge, AR
Hoxie Elementary School27%1.7Hoxie, AR
Hoxie High School22%1.7Hoxie, AR

Walnut Ridge demographics profile

StatisticWalnut RidgeArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)2565591
Median age38.537.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%58%55%
Speak English99%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%

Education level achieved in Walnut Ridge

IndexWalnut RidgeArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade76.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school75.7%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college45.1%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.6%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Walnut Ridge 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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