Jackson Elementary School

2395 Sl Henry St

West Memphis, AR 72301-5831

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

343 students

Jackson Elementary School serves 343 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Jackson Elementary School operates within the West Memphis School District.

Overview

The student population of 343 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 343 students
Jackson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 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 0.04 is less 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 12:1 13:1
Black
98%
22%
White
1%
64%
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.
0.04 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.
99%
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.
n/a
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,724 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 5,724 938
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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West MemphisWonder Elementary School
    801 South 16th St
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-4219
    0.7 mi | 496 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • West MemphisMaddux Elementary School
    2100 East Barton
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-4242
    0.8 mi | 519 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • West MemphisWonder Junior High School
    1401 Madison St
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-8522
    0.8 mi | 445 students | Gr. 7-9                      
  • West MemphisWeaver Elementary School
    1280 East Barton
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-7670
    1.1 mi | 337 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • West MemphisEast Junior High School
    1151 Goodwin St
    West MemphisAR 72301
    (870)735-2081
    1.2 mi | 376 students | Gr. 7-9                      

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Did You Know?
West Memphis, 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 0.20, which is lower than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in West Memphis is Avondale Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.