Jackson Elementary School

2395 Sl Henry St

West Memphis, AR 72301-5831

Tel: (870)735-7303
Grades: KG-6

313 students

Jackson Elementary School serves 313 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Jackson Elementary School operates within the West Memphis School District.

Overview

The student population of 313 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 313 students
Jackson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Jackson Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Jackson Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 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 12:1 13:1
Jackson Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
99%
23%
Jackson Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Jackson Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Jackson Elementary 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.
0.02 0.31
Jackson Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
77%
52%
Jackson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
3%
9%
Jackson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,799 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name West Memphis School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 5,799 938
West Memphis   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $9 MM
West Memphis   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $56 MM $10 MM
West Memphis   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,454 $9,870
West Memphis   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,272 $10,243
West Memphis   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 West Memphis High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wonder Junior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wonder Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West MemphisWonder Elementary School
    801 South 16th St
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-4219
    0.7 mi | 513 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • West MemphisMaddux Elementary School
    2100 East Barton
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-4242
    0.8 mi | 498 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • West MemphisWonder Junior High School
    1401 Madison St
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-8522
    0.8 mi | 430 students | Gr. 7-9                      
  • West MemphisWeaver Elementary School
    1280 East Barton
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-7670
    1.1 mi | 364 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • West MemphisEast Junior High School
    1151 Goodwin St
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-2081
    1.3 mi | 364 students | Gr. 7-9                      

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