State-Required Information

Meetings of the Viola Public School District Board of Directors will be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm in Building H (Administration Building).
 
Monthly meetings are occasionally rescheduled when other school related activities are held at the same date and time.

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ACT Scores 2016  - Grade 12
    District Average = 21.3 (Statewide Average = 20.2)   
    Science Average = 21.8 (Statewide Average = 20.2)   
    Reading Average = 21.8 (Statewide Average = 20.7)   
    English Average = 20.8 (Statewide Average = 19.8)   
    Math Average = 20.2 (Statewide Average = 19.6)   
ACT Scores 2015  - Grade 12
    District Average = 21.5 (Statewide Average = 20.4)   
    Science Average = 22.0 (Statewide Average = 20.3)   
    Reading Average = 22.2 (Statewide Average = 20.9)   
    English Average = 21.3 (Statewide Average = 20.0)   
    Math Average = 20.0 (Statewide Average = 20.0)   
ACT Scores 2014  - Grade 12
    District Average = 21.8 (Statewide Average = 20.4)   
    Science Average = 22.6 (Statewide Average = 20.3)   
    Reading Average = 21.9 (Statewide Average = 20.8)   
    English Average = 21.2 (Statewide Average = 20.1)   
    Math Average = 20.8 (Statewide Average = 19.9)   
 
ACT Aspire Grades 3-10 Test Scores (Spring 2016)
    #1 English Language Arts District for 6th graders in Arkansas
    Top 25 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math District for 7th graders in Arkansas
    Top 25 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math District for 6th graders in Arkansas
    Top 25 English Language Arts District for 7th graders in Arkansas
    Top 25 English Language Arts District for 5th graders in Arkansas
Scored:
    Top 10% Statewide                                            Top 20% Statewide                                    
        5th grade English                                                 3rd grade Math
        5th grade Writing                                                 3rd grade English
        6th grade Math                                                    3rd grade Writing
        6th grade English (6th overall)                              3rd grade Science
        6th grade Reading (6th overall)                             4th grade Reading
        6th grade Writing                                                 4th grade Science
        7th grade Math                                                    8th grade science
        7th grade Science (6th overall)                              9th grade Writing
        7th grade English                                                10th grade Reading
        7th grade Reading
        8th grade English (6th overall)
        10th grade Science

Viola Elementary School 
    Fully Accredited by Arkansas Department of Education for 2015-16
Viola High School 
    Fully Accredited by Arkansas Department of Education for 2015-16

Arkansas Department of Education
    2015 Arkansas Department of Education Act 35 Reward High School - Top 5% in Arkansas in Growth
    2014-15 Arkansas Department of Education Acheiving School District
    2014-15 Arkansas Department of Education Acheiving High School
    2014-15 Arkansas Department of Education Acheiving Elementary
    2013 Arkansas Department of Education Act 35 Reward High School - Top 20% in Arkansas
    2011-12 Arkansas Department of Education High School Exceeding Standards (Status) 
    2011-12 Arkansas Department of Education Acheiving High School
    2011-12 Arkansas Department of Education Elementary School of Excellence (Status)
    2010-11 Arkansas Department of Education Elementary School of Excellence (Status and Improvement)
    2010-11 Arkansas Department of Education High School Exceeding Standards (Status)
    2009-10 Arkansas Department of Education High School Exceeding Standards (Status)
    2009-10 Arkansas Department of Education Elementary School of Excellence (Status)

Office of Education Policy at the University of Arkansas
   2015 Outstanding Educational Performance Awards
        High-Achieving High School (EOC Biology - #1 in Northeast Arkansas / #3 statewide)
        Most Improved High School (EOC Biology Achievement from 2010 to 2015 - #4 in Northeast Arkansas)
    2014 Outstanding Educational Performance Awards
        High-Achieving Elementary School (Grade 3 Math - #2 in Northeast Arkansas) 
        High-Achieving High School (EOC Biology - #1 in Northeast Arkansas)
        High-Achieving High School (EOC Geometry - #3 in Northeast Arkansas)
        High-Achieving High School (Grade 11 Literacy - #3 in Northeast Arkansas)
        Most Improved High School (Grade 11 Literacy Achievement from 2008 to 2014 - #3 in Northeast Arkansas)
    2013 Outstanding Educational Performance Awards
        Most Improved High School (Grade 11 Literacy Achievement from 2007 to 2013 - #2 in Northeast Arkansas)

Newsweek.com (August 2016)
    Viola High School is one of two high schools in Arkansas recognized for "Beating the Odds: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students" - 2nd Consecutive Year 
    Viola High School is one of five high schools in Arkansas recognized for "Beating the Odds: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students" - August 2015

K12.niche.com Rankings (October 2016)
    Viola Elementary receives an A-
    Viola School District a Top 25 Arkansas School District
    Viola High School is ranked 4th Best Place to Teach in Arkansas 

SchoolDigger.com Rankings (October 2015)
    Viola High School is 2nd of 268 high schools in Arkansas (rated 5 of 5 stars) - 3rd consecutive year at #1 or #2
   
GreatSchools.com Rankings (October 2016)
    Viola Elementary is rated 8 of 10 (Community rating - 5 of 5 stars)
    Viola High School is rated 8 of 10 (Community rating - 5 of 5 stars) 
    
USA.com Rankings (October 2015)
    Viola School District is 23rd of 244 school districts in Arkansas (rated 5 of 5 stars)