Walnut Ridge High School (Arkansas)
|Walnut Ridge High School|
|508 East Free Street
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, 72476
|School type||Public comprehensive|
|NCES School ID||050008201216|
|Teaching staff||31.25 (on FTE basis)|
|Student to teacher ratio||10.91|
|Education system||ADE Smart Core|
|Classes offered||Regular, Advanced Placement (AP)|
|Athletics conference||2A Region 3 (Football)
2A Region 2 (Basketball)
|Team name||Walnut Ridge Bobcats|
|Affiliation||Arkansas Activities Association|
Walnut Ridge High School is an accredited comprehensive public high school located in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, United States. The school provides secondary education in grades 7 through 12 serving rural, distant communities of Lawrence County, Arkansas. It is one of five public high schools in Lawrence County and one of two high schools administered by the Lawrence County School District.
The assumed course of study follows the Smart Core curriculum developed by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), which requires students complete at least 22 units prior to graduation. Students complete regular coursework and exams and may take Advanced Placement (AP) courses and exam with the opportunity to receive college credit.
The Walnut Ridge High School mascot and athletic emblem is the Bobcat with orange and black serving as the school colors.
The Walnut Ridge Bobcats compete in interscholastic activities within the 2A Classification, the state's 2nd smallest classification administered by the Arkansas Activities Association. The Bobcats play within the 2A Region 3 Conference for football and the 2A Region 2 Conference for basketball.
The Bobcats field teams in football, volleyball, golf (boys/girls), cross country (boys/girls), basketball (boys/girls), tennis (boys/girls), track and field (boys/girls), baseball, and softball, along with cheer.
Clubs and traditions
The following are notable people associated with Walnut Ridge High School. If the person was a Walnut Ridge High School student, the number in parentheses indicates the year of graduation; if the person was a faculty or staff member, that person's title and years of association are included.
- "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Lawrence County High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
- "Institution Summary, Walnut Ridge High School". AdvancED. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
- "School Profile, Walnut Ridge High School". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved 6 January 2013.