Mountain View High School (Arkansas)

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Mountain View High School
Address
210 High School Drive
Mountain View, Arkansas 72560
Coordinates 35°51′36″N 92°5′5″W / 35.86000°N 92.08472°W / 35.86000; -92.08472Coordinates: 35°51′36″N 92°5′5″W / 35.86000°N 92.08472°W / 35.86000; -92.08472
Information
School type Public comprehensive
Status Open
School district Mountain View School District
NCES School ID 051020000749[1]
Teaching staff 26.45[1] (on FTE basis)
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 367[1] (2010–11)
Student to teacher ratio 13.88[1]
Classes offered Regular, Career Focus, Advanced Placement
School color(s)     
     Gold
Athletics conference 3A 1 (2012–14)
Mascot Yellowjacket
Team name Mountain View Yellowjackets
Accreditation ADE
Website

Mountain View High School (MVHS) is the only public secondary school located in the city of Mountain View, in Stone County, Arkansas.

Academics[edit]

The school is accredited by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE). The assumed course of study for students is the ADE Smart Core curriculum, which requires students to complete at least 22 units of credit. Students complete regular (core and career focus) courses and exams and may select Advanced Placement (AP) coursework and exams that provide an opportunity for college credit prior to high school graduation.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

The mascot of the school is the Yellowjacket. The school colors are blue and gold.

Athletics[edit]

For 2012–14, the Mountain View Yellowjackets compete in the 3A 1 Conference as administered by the Arkansas Activities Association. The Yellowjackets participate in football, soccer, men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball, men's and women's golf, men's and women's tennis, wrestling, cheerleading, and men's and women's track and field. The school also sponsors a women's dance team which won the 2008-2009 State Championship, as well as the 2010-2011 and 2015-2016 State Championships. In the past has fielded a swim team.

Performing arts[edit]

The school has a concert band, marching band, and concert choir, as well as a theater arts troupe. The school also offers courses in painting, drawing, as well as art and music history.

In 2002 MVHS partnered with local musicians to create the "Music Roots" program as a way to introduce students to the traditional mountain folk music and instruments common in the area.

The Mountain View Marching Band had a record setting year in 2012. Under the direction of Brad Breeding, the band won 27 awards that year.

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