State-Required Information

Beginning in July 2013, meetings of the Viola Public School District Board of Directors will be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:00 pm in Building H (Administration Building).
 
Monthly meetings are occasionally rescheduled when other school related activities are held at the same date and time.

There will be a training/meeting of the Viola Public School District Board of Directors on Thursday, October 16th at 6:00 pm in Building H (Administration Building).
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SchoolDigger.com Rankings (August 2014)
    Viola School District is 1st of 232 school districts in Arkansas (rated 5 of 5 stars)
    Viola High School is 1st of 261 high schools in Arkansas (rated 5 of 5 stars) - 2nd consecutive year
    Viola Elementary is 28th of 444 elementary schools in Arkansas (rated 5 of 5 stars)
    Viola is 3rd of 251 cities in Arkansas (rated 5 of 5 stars)
 
 K12.niche.com Rankings (February 2015)
    Viola High School is ranked 10th among high schools in Arkansas 
 
GreatSchools.com Rankings (August 2014)
    Viola High School is rated 7 of 10 (Community rating - 5 of 5 stars) 
    Viola Elementary is rated 7 of 10 (Community rating - 5 of 5 stars)

USA.com Rankings (April 2014)
    Viola School District is 23rd of 244 school districts in Arkansas (rated 5 of 5 stars)

Viola Elementary School (Fully Accredited by Arkansas Department of Education for 2013-2014)
2014 Outstanding Educational Performance Awards by the Office of Education Policy at the University of Arkansas
    High-Achieving School
        Grade 3 Math - #2 in Northeast Arkansas 
2012  National Blue Ribbon School Nomination - US Dept. of Education
2011-12 Arkansas Department of Education School of Excellence (Status)
2011 Outstanding Educational Performance Awards by the Office of Education Policy at the University of Arkansas
    High Achieving School Serving Low-Income Students 
        Math - #1 in Arkansas
        Literacy - #3 in Arkansas
        Grade 4 Math - #1 in Arkansas
        Grade 6 Literacy - #3 in Arkansas 
        Grade 6 Math - #1 in Arkansas
    High Achieving School 
        Math - #3 in Arkansas
        Literacy - #12 in Arkansas
        Combined Scores - #11 in Arkansas
2010-11 Arkansas Department of Education School of Excellence (Status and Improvement)
2009-10 Arkansas Department of Education School of Excellence (Status)
 
Viola High School (Fully Accredited by Arkansas Department of Education for 2013-2014)
2014 Outstanding Educational Performance Awards by the Office of Education Policy at the University of Arkansas
    High-Achieving High School
        EOC Biology - #1 in Northeast Arkansas
        EOC Geometry - #3 in Northeast Arkansas
        Grade 11 Literacy - #3 in Northeast Arkansas
    Most Improved School
        Grade 11 Literacy Achievement from 2008 to 2014 - #3 in Northeast Arkansas
2013 Outstanding Educational Performance Awards by the Office of Education Policy at the University of Arkansas
    Most Improved School
        Grade 11 Literacy Achievement from 2007 to 2013 - #2 in Northeast Arkansas
2012-13 Arkansas Department of Education Act 35 Reward School - Top 20% in Arkansas
2011-12 Arkansas Department of Education School Exceeding Standards (Status) 
2011-12 Arkansas Department of Education Acheiving School
2010-11 Arkansas Department of Education School Exceeding Standards (Status)
2009-10 Arkansas Department of Education School Exceeding Standards (Status)

Statewide Benchmark/End-of-Course Rankings - Spring 2014  - grades 3-11
    #1 in Biology 
    #1 in 3rd grade Math 
    #1 in Geometry  
    #9 in Algebra
    #12 in 11th grade Literacy
    #12 in 4th grade Math
    #19 in 3rd grade Literacy
    85% or better proficient in:
        3rd grade Math & Literacy (100% Proficient in Math)
        4th grade Math & Literacy
        5th grade Literacy
        8th grade Literacy
        Geometry (100% Proficient)
        Algebra
        11th grade Literacy
  
ACT Scores  - Grade 12 (possible score of 36 in each area)
    District Average = 21.8 (Statewide Average = 20.4)   
    Science Average = 22.6 (Statewide Average = 20.3)   
    Reading Average = 21.9 (Statewide Average = 20.8)   
    Literacy Average = 21.2 (Statewide Average = 20.1)   
    Math Average = 20.8 (Statewide Average = 19.9)   

 Top 25% Statewide ITBS Rankings - Spring 2013  - grades 1, 2, & 9 
    2nd grade Math   
    9th grade Reading   
    9th grade Math