Cato Elementary School

Tel: (501)833-1160
Grades: PK-5

341 students

Cato Elementary School serves 341 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Cato Elementary School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.

Overview

The student population of 341 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 341 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more 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 16:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Hispanic
5%
10%
Black
30%
23%
White
64%
63%
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.
0.50 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.
67%
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.
10%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,042 students has grown by 16% over five years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
3
Number of Students Managed 21,042 925
District Total Revenue $203 MM $9 MM
District Spending $199 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,210 $9,870
District Spending / Student $11,008 $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 Sylvan Hills High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwood Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sylvan Hills Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
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  • SherwoodNorthwood Middle School
    10200 Bamboo Ln
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1170
    0.2 mi | 448 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SherwoodSylvan Hills High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    484 Bear Paw Rd
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1100
    2.2 mi | 829 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SherwoodSylvan Hills Middle School
    401 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1120
    2.4 mi | 890 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SherwoodSylvan Hills Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    402 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1140
    2.6 mi | 422 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SherwoodOakbrooke Elementary School
    2200 Thornhill
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1190
    3.4 mi | 594 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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