Lavaca Elementary School

1000 North Division St,

Lavaca, AR, 72941-0008

Tel: (479)674-5613
Grades: PK-4

406 students

Lavaca Elementary School serves 406 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Lavaca Elementary School operates within the Lavaca School District.

Overview

The student population of 406 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 406 students
Lavaca Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Lavaca Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lavaca Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Lavaca Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Lavaca Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Lavaca Elementary School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Lavaca Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Lavaca Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
88%
64%
Lavaca Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lavaca Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Lavaca 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.
0.22 0.53
Lavaca 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.
38%
52%
Lavaca 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.
13%
10%
Lavaca Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 921 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lavaca School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 921 923
Lavaca   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $11 MM $9 MM
Lavaca   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $18 MM $10 MM
Lavaca   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,123 $9,870
Lavaca   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,670 $10,243
Lavaca   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 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 Students Grades
  • Lavaca Lavaca High School
    311 Holly St
    Lavaca , AR , 72941
    (479)674-5612
    0.3  mi  |  260  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lavaca Lavaca Middle School
    603 North Division St
    Lavaca , AR , 72941
    (479)674-5618
    0.7  mi  |  255  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Charleston Charleston Elementary School
    11 Dale Bumpers Dr
    Charleston , AR , 72933
    (479)965-2460
    7.5  mi  |  452  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Charleston Charleston High School
    3005 Dale Bumpers Dr
    Charleston , AR , 72933
    (479)965-7150
    7.6  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Barling Barling Elementary School
    1400 D St
    Barling , AR , 72923
    (479)452-0211
    7.8  mi  |  373  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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