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Several Region 8 schools ranked as Best High Schools in 2009

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Several Region 8 schools were awarded awards for Best high Schools in 2009.

U.S. News and World Report collaborated with School Evaluation Services for the study, and analyzed academic and enrollment information from more than 21,000 public high schools to find the best across the country.

Top schools were awarded a gold award, with silver, bronze, and honorable mention also being awarded. 

Below is a list of Arkansas and Missouri Schools and their awards:

Marked Tree High School Poinsett County, Marked Tree, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

2.12

Not available

24.3

31.0%

68.6%

Silver

 Cushman High School
Independence County, Cushman, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

2.52

Not available

Not applicable

1.3%

61.8%

Bronze

 West Plains Senior High School
Howell County, West Plains, MO

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.36

7.7

Not applicable

2.1%

58.2%

Bronze

 East Poinsett Co. High School
Poinsett County, Lepanto, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.43

Not available

Not applicable

12.7%

65.2%

Bronze

 Hillcrest High School
Lawrence County, Strawberry, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.35

Not available

Not applicable

0.9%

59.5%

Bronze

 Hoxie High School
Lawrence County, Hoxie, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.24

Not available

Not applicable

1.2%

69.1%

Bronze

 Izard Co. Cons. High School
Izard County, Brockwell, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.18

Not available

Not applicable

1.2%

64.8%

Bronze

 McCrory High School
Jackson County, McCrory, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

2.15

Not available

Not applicable

11.6%

50.2%

Bronze

 Mountain View High School
Stone County, Mountain View, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.56

Not available

Not applicable

2.0%

43.0%

Bronze

 Mount Pleasant High School
Izard County, Mount Pleasant, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

2.17

Not available

Not applicable

3.6%

43.6%

Bronze

 Paragould High School
Greene County, Paragould, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.09

Not available

Not applicable

2.3%

49.6%

Bronze

 Searcy High School
White County, Searcy, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.46

Not available

Not applicable

11.7%

31.2%

Bronze

 Viola High School
Fulton County, Viola, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.10

Not available

Not applicable

3.6%

43.5%

Bronze

 Williford High School
Sharp County, Williford, AR

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.71

Not available

Not applicable

5.2%

80.2%

Bronze

 Campbell High School
Dunklin County, Campbell, MO

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.34

Not available

Not applicable

0.3%

63.9%

Bronze

 Clearwater High School
Wayne County, Piedmont, MO

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.46

9.5

Not applicable

1.5%

66.4%

Bronze

 Malden High School
Dunklin County, Malden, MO

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.60

7.8

Not applicable

35.0%

65.5%

Bronze

 Van Buren High School
Carter County, Van Buren, MO

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

2.55

Not available

Not applicable

0.4%

58.8%

Bronze

 West Plains Senior High School
Howell County, West Plains, MO

Poverty-Adjusted Performance

Disadvantaged Student Performance Gap

College Readiness Index

Minority Enrollment

Disadvantaged Student Enrollment

1.36

7.7

Not applicable

2.1%

58.2%

Bronze

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