Lavaca Elementary School

1000 North Division St

Lavaca, AR 72941-0008

Grades: PK-4

432 students

Lavaca Elementary School serves 432 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Lavaca Elementary School operates within the Lavaca School District.

Overview

The student population of 432 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 432 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 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 19:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Hispanic
5%
10%
White
87%
63%
Two or more races
7%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.24 0.31
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.
42%
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.
15%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 911 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,123 is higher than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 48% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,670 is higher than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has grown by 180% over four years.
School District Name Lavaca School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 911 925
District Total Revenue $11 MM $9 MM
District Spending $18 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,123 $9,870
District Spending / Student $18,670 $10,243
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 Lavaca High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lavaca Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charleston Elementary School (7.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LavacaLavaca High School
    311 Holly St
    LavacaAR 72941
    (479)674-5612
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 237 students                      
  • LavacaLavaca Middle School
    603 North Division St
    LavacaAR 72941
    (479)674-5618
    0.7 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 242 students                      
  • CharlestonCharleston Elementary School
    11 Dale Bumpers Dr
    CharlestonAR 72933
    (479)965-2460
    7.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 477 students                      
  • CharlestonCharleston High School
    3005 Dale Bumpers Dr
    CharlestonAR 72933
    (479)965-7150
    7.6 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 413 students                      
  • BarlingBarling Elementary School
    1400 D St
    BarlingAR 72923
    (479)452-0211
    7.8 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 402 students                      

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