McCrory High School

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McCrory High School
Address
509 Jackson Street
McCrory , Arkansas
United States
Coordinates 35°15′41″N91°11′53″W / 35.26139°N 91.19806°W / 35.26139; -91.19806 Coordinates: 35°15′41″N91°11′53″W / 35.26139°N 91.19806°W / 35.26139; -91.19806
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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]  (2010–11)
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]

Secondary school building and organization where secondary education is provided

A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place. Some secondary schools can provide both lower secondary education and upper secondary education, but these can also be provided in separate schools, as in the American middle and high school system.

McCrory, Arkansas City in Arkansas, United States

McCrory is a city in Woodruff County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,850 at the 2000 census.

Secondary education in the United States

In most jurisdictions, secondary education in the United States refers to the last four years of statutory formal education [grade 9 through grade 12 ] at a high school or schools split between three years of junior high school and another three at senior high school.

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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.

Arkansas Department of Education government organization in Little Rock, United States

The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), headquartered in Little Rock, is the state education agency of Arkansas for public schools. Founded in 1931, its responsibilities include accrediting schools, assisting Arkansas schools and their school districts in developing their curricula, approving the textbooks used in state public schools, licensing teachers, and providing continuing education programs. The ADE consists of five divisions: Division of Academic Accountability, Division of Fiscal and Administrative Services, Division of Human Resources, Division of Learning Services, and Division of Research and Technology.

Advanced Placement (AP) is a program in the United States and Canada created by the College Board which offers college-level curricula and examinations to high school students. American colleges and universities may grant placement and course credit to students who obtain high scores on the examinations. The AP curriculum for each of the various subjects is created for the College Board by a panel of experts and college-level educators in that field of study. For a high school course to have the designation, the course must be audited by the College Board to ascertain that it satisfies the AP curriculum. If the course is approved, the school may use the AP designation and the course will be publicly listed on the AP Course Ledger.

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]

Arkansas Activities Association organization

The Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) is the primary sanctioning body for high school sports in state of Arkansas. AAA is a member association of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFSHSA). Every public secondary school in Arkansas is a de jure member of the AAA, and most private schools, save for a few schools in the delta that belong to the Mississippi Private Schools Association, are included in membership.

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

War Memorial Stadium (Arkansas) multi-purpose stadium in Little Rock, Arkansas

War Memorial Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Little Rock, Arkansas. The stadium is primarily used for American football and is the home stadium for the Arkansas Baptist Buffaloes, Catholic High School Rockets, Little Rock Rangers and the secondary home stadium for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. The Arkansas State Red Wolves have also played there in the past. The stadium also hosts the Delta Classic, an annual football game between the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions and the Grambling State Tigers, as well as hosting the Arkansas Activities Association high school championship game in all classification.

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