Cato Elementary School

Tel: (501)833-1160
Grades PK-5
351 students
Cato Elementary School serves 351 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Cato Elementary School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.

School Overview

The student population of 351 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 351 students
Cato Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Cato Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Cato Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Cato Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more 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 14:1 15:1
Cato Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
6%
11%
Cato Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
30%
21%
Cato Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
64%
63%
Cato Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Cato 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.
0.50 0.31
Cato Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
60%
52%
Cato Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
13%
10%
Cato Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,750 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,825 is higher than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,687 is higher than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 69% over four years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
3
Number of Students Managed 17,750 953
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $210 MM $10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $278 MM $10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,825 $10,220
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,687 $10,673
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Sylvan Hills High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwood Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sylvan Hills Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
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