Washington Middle School

601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

El Dorado, AR 71730-6449

Tel: (870)864-5032
Grades: 5-6

704 students

Washington Middle School serves 704 students in grades 5-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Washington Middle School operates within the El Dorado School District.

Overview

The student population of 704 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-6
Total Students 704 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Students by Grade Washington Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Hispanic
4%
10%
Black
52%
22%
White
39%
64%
All Ethnic Groups Washington Middle School Sch Ethnicity Washington Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.58 0.30
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%
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.
7%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,208 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name El Dorado School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 5,208 938
El Dorado   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $9 MM
El Dorado   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $44 MM $10 MM
El Dorado   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,230 $9,870
El Dorado   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,477 $10,243
El Dorado   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southark Career Center (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Barton Junior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Retta Brown Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • El DoradoRetta Brown Elementary School
    505 Dixie Dr
    El DoradoAR 71730
    (870)864-5081
    0.7 mi | 252 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • El DoradoBarton Junior High School
    400 West Faulkner St
    El DoradoAR 71730
    (870)864-5051
    1.2 mi | 722 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • El DoradoHugh Goodwin Elementary School
    201 East Fifth St
    El DoradoAR 71730
    (870)864-5071
    1.4 mi | 448 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • El DoradoYocum Elementary School
    308 South College St
    El DoradoAR 71730
    (870)864-5096
    1.6 mi | 605 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • El DoradoSouthark Career Center
    Vocational School
    3696 East Main Rd
    El DoradoAR 71730
    (870)864-7110
    Vocational School

    2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
El Dorado, AR public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.44, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in El Dorado is Hugh Goodwin Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.