Kensett Elementary School

701 West Dandridge St,

Kensett, AR, 72082-3857

Tel: (501)742-3221
Grades: PK-6

418 students

Kensett Elementary School serves 418 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Kensett Elementary School operates within the Riverview School District.

Overview

The student population of 418 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 418 students
Kensett Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 43% Male / 57%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Kensett Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Kensett Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Kensett Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
22%
10%
Kensett Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
11%
22%
Kensett Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
57%
64%
Kensett Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Kensett Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Kensett 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.
0.61 0.72
Kensett Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
69%
52%
Kensett Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
15%
9%
Kensett Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,404 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Riverview School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,404 938
Riverview   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $9 MM
Riverview   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM $10 MM
Riverview   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,714 $9,870
Riverview   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,748 $10,243
Riverview   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Riverview High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Riverview Junior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sidney Deener Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Searcy Riverview Junior High School
    820 Raider Dr
    Searcy , AR , 72143
    (501)279-7111
    1.6  mi  |  235  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Searcy Riverview High School
    810 Raider Dr
    Searcy , AR , 72143
    (501)279-7700
    1.6  mi  |  395  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Searcy Sidney Deener Elementary School
    163 Cloverdale Blvd
    Searcy , AR , 72143
    (501)268-3850
    2  mi  |  396  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Judsonia Judsonia Elementary School
    1004 Boardman
    Judsonia , AR , 72081
    (501)729-5196
    3.5  mi  |  356  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Searcy Asu Area Career Center
    Vocational School
    103 West Park St
    Searcy , AR , 72145
    (501)724-3614
    Vocational School
    3.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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