Acorn Elementary School

Acorn Elementary School serves 286 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Acorn Elementary School operates within the Ouachita River School District.

School Overview

The student population of 286 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 286 students
Acorn Elementary School Total Students (2005-2014)
Gender % Acorn Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Acorn Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade Acorn Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Acorn Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
American Indian
3%
1%
Acorn Elementary School American Indian Students (2005-2014)
Asian
2%
1%
Acorn Elementary School Asian Students (2013-2014)
Hispanic
3%
11%
Acorn Elementary School Black Students (2006-2014)
White
92%
63%
Acorn Elementary School White Students (2005-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Acorn Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.31
Acorn Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
52%
Acorn Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
10%
Acorn Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 684 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,054 is higher than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,809 is higher than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Ouachita River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 684 953
Ouachita River   School District Students Managed (2005-2014)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $10 MM
Ouachita River   School District District Total Revenue (2005-2010)
District Spending $8 MM $10 MM
Ouachita River   School District District Spending (2005-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,054 $10,220
Ouachita River   School District District Revenue / Student (2005-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,809 $10,673
Ouachita River   School District District Spending / Student (2005-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Acorn High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mena Middle School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holly Harshman Elementary School (6.4 miles away)
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  • MenaAcorn High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 212 students143 Polk 96
    MenaAR 71953
    (479)394-5544
    07-12212
  • MenaMena High School
    6.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 557 students700 South Morrow St
    MenaAR 71953
    (479)394-1144
    6.19-12557
  • MenaHolly Harshman Elementary School
    6.4 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 407 students1000 Geyer Dr
    MenaAR 71953
    (479)394-3151
    6.43-5407
  • MenaMena Middle School
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    7.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 403 students320r Mena St
    MenaAR 71953
    (479)394-2572
    7.16-8403
  • MenaLouise Durham Elementary School
    7.6 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 449 students106 North Reine St
    MenaAR 71953
    (479)394-2943
    7.6KG-2449

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