Paris Elementary School

401 North School St

Paris, AR 72855-3508

Tel: (479)963-3143
Grades: PK-4

498 students

Paris Elementary School serves 498 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Paris Elementary School operates within the Paris School District.

Overview

The student population of 498 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 498 students
Paris Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Paris Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Paris Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same 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 17:1 13:1
Paris Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
1%
Paris Elementary School Asian (2004-2013)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Paris Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2013)
Black
2%
23%
Paris Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
87%
63%
Paris Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Paris Elementary School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Paris Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Paris 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.
0.24 0.31
Paris 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.
61%
52%
Paris 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.
14%
9%
Paris Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,178 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Paris School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,178 938
Paris   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $11 MM $9 MM
Paris   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $12 MM $10 MM
Paris   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,672 $9,870
Paris   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,717 $10,243
Paris   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 Paris High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Paris Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is County Line Elementary School (10.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ParisParis Middle School
    602 North Tenth St
    ParisAR 72855
    (479)963-6995
    0.8 mi | 351 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • ParisParis High School
    2000 East Wood St
    ParisAR 72855
    (479)963-2247
    1.2 mi | 329 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AltusOzark Middle School
    18 West College
    AltusAR 72821
    (479)468-2821
    10.1 mi | 295 students | Gr. 6-7                      
  • BranchCounty Line Elementary School
    12092 West State Hwy 22
    BranchAR 72928
    (479)635-4701
    10.4 mi | 247 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • BranchCounty Line High School
    12092 West State Hwy 22
    BranchAR 72928
    (479)635-2441
    10.4 mi | 223 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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