McCrory High School

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McCrory High School
Address
509 Jackson Street
McCrory, Arkansas
United States
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Information
Type Public secondary
School district McCrory School District
NCES District ID 050960[1]
CEEB Code 041610
NCES School ID 050960000702[2]
Principal Lincoln Daniels
Faculty 25.20 (on FTE basis)[2]
Grades 7 to 12
Enrollment 311[2]
Student to teacher ratio 12.34[2]
Color(s) Orange and Black         
Athletics conference 2A 3 (2012-14)
Mascot Jaguar
USNWR ranking      Silver Award
#8 (AR)
#1346 (USA)[3]
Website

McCrory High School is a secondary school in McCrory, Arkansas, United States. The school is the only secondary school serving grades 7 through 12 in the McCrory School District. In 2012, McCrory was nationally recognized with the Silver Award in the U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools ranking report as the No. 8 school in the state and No. 1,346 in the nation.[3] The school is accredited by AdvancED since 1965.[4]

Academics

The assumed course of study follows the Smart Core curriculum developed by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), which requires students to complete at least 22 units to graduate. Students complete regular (core and career focus) courses and exams and may select Advanced Placement coursework and exams that provide an opportunity for college credit. The school is accredited by AdvancED since 1965 and by the ADE.

Extracurricular activities

The McCrory High School mascot is the jaguar with orange and black serving as its school colors. For 2012-14, the McCrory Jaguars compete in the 2A Region 3 (Football) Conference under the administration of the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA). Interscholastic activities include baseball, basketball (boys/girls), cheer, football, golf (boys/girls), and softball.[5]

McCrory won its first state championship in 2015, defeating Rison 26-22 on December 11 at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.

References

  1. "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Mccrory School District". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved September 26, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Mccrory High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 "2012 Best High Schools". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved Sep 13, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "School Profile, McCrory High School". AdvancED. Retrieved September 13, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "School Profile, McCrory High School". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved September 13, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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