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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Newsweek.com (August 2015)
    Viola High School is one of five high schools in Arkansas recognized for "Beating the Odds: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students"
 
K12.niche.com Rankings (August 2015)
    Viola School District is ranked the 6th Best Place to Teach in Arkansas
    Viola High School is ranked 10th (with an A-) among high schools 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
   
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)   

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)
    2011 Outstanding Educational Performance Awards
        High Achieving Elementary School Serving Low-Income Students (Math - #1 in Arkansas)
        High Achieving Elementary School Serving Low-Income Students (Literacy - #3 in Arkansas)
        High Achieving Elementary School Serving Low-Income Students (Grade 4 Math - #1 in Arkansas)
        High Achieving Elementary School Serving Low-Income Students (Grade 6 Literacy - #3 in Arkansas) 
        High Achieving Elementary School Serving Low-Income Students (Grade 6 Math - #1 in Arkansas)
        High Achieving Elementary School (Math - #3 in Arkansas)
        High Achieving Elementary School (Literacy - #12 in Arkansas)
        High Achieving Elementary School (Combined Scores - #11 in Arkansas)
 
Viola Elementary School 
    Fully Accredited by Arkansas Department of Education for 2014-2015
Viola High School 
    Fully Accredited by Arkansas Department of Education for 2014-2015

GreatSchools.com Rankings (October 2015)
    Viola Elementary is rated 8 of 10 (Community rating - 5 of 5 stars)
    Viola High School is rated 7 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)

United State Department of Education
    2012 National Blue Ribbon School Nomination

Arkansas Department of Education
    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
    2012-13 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)

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