Cossatot River High School
10 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Cossatot River High School
Cossatot River High School is a public school located in the rural town of Wickes, Arkansas. It is part of the Cossatot River School District and serves students in grades 9-12. The school is known for its small-town atmosphere and its commitment to excellence in education.
Cossatot River High School has a strong academic program, offering a variety of courses to meet the needs of all students. The school also has a wide range of extracurricular activities and clubs, such as the Future Farmers of America, National Honor Society, and Student Council.
The school is committed to providing a safe and secure learning environment for all students. There is a strong emphasis on character education and positive behavior. The school also has an active student government and a variety of extracurricular activities to help students develop leadership skills.
Cossatot River High School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and develop. It is a small school with a big heart and a commitment to excellence in education.
6330 Hwy 71 S
Cove, AR 71937
7 – 12
Overview Cossatot River High School
Cossatot River High School serves 394 students in grades 7-12.
Cossatot River High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Verdict on Cossatot River High School
Cossatot River High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Cossatot River High School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.