Murrell Taylor Elementary School

1401 Murrell Taylor Dr

Jacksonville, AR 72076-8118

Tel: (501)985-1581
Grades KG-5
464 students
Murrell Taylor Elementary School serves 464 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Murrell Taylor Elementary School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.

School Overview

The student population of 464 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 464 students
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Murrell Taylor Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Murrell Taylor Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
11%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
61%
21%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
30%
63%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Murrell Taylor 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.
0.54 0.31
Murrell Taylor 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.
74%
52%
Murrell Taylor 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.
8%
10%
Murrell Taylor 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 College Prep Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is College Prep Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is College Prep Academy (1.5 miles away)
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  • JacksonvilleCollege Prep Academy
    Charter School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 7-10 | 158 students251 North First St
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)985-1200
    1.57-10158
  • JacksonvilleFlightline Upper Academy
    Charter School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 194 studentsLrafbbldg 1030
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)985-1200
    1.55-8194
  • JacksonvilleJacksonville Lighthouse Middle School
    Charter School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 2-9 | 213 students251 North First St
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)985-1200
    1.52-9213
  • JacksonvilleJacksonville Lighthouse Elementary School
    Charter School
    1.6 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 251 students251 North First St
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)985-1200
    1.6KG-4251
  • JacksonvillePinewood Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 426 students1919 Northeastern Ave
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)982-7571
    2.1KG-5426

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