Murrell Taylor Elementary School

1401 Murrell Taylor Dr,

Jacksonville, AR, 72076-8118

Tel: (501)985-1581
Grades: KG-5

453 students

Murrell Taylor Elementary School serves 453 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Murrell Taylor Elementary School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.

Overview

The student population of 453 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 453 students
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Murrell Taylor Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 17:1 13:1
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
5%
10%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
59%
22%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
32%
64%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Murrell Taylor Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Murrell Taylor 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.
0.55 0.72
Murrell Taylor 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.
74%
52%
Murrell Taylor 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.
6%
9%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,855 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
3
Number of Students Managed 19,855 862
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $203 MM n/a
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $199 MM n/a
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,210 $0
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,008 $0
Pulaski Co. Spec.   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 Jacksonville High School (2.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Flightline Upper Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jacksonville Lighthouse Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jacksonville Flightline Upper Academy
    Charter School
    Lrafbbldg 1030
    Jacksonville , AR , 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School
    1.5  mi  |  163  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville Lighthouse Middle School
    Charter School
    251 North First St
    Jacksonville , AR , 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School
    1.6  mi  |  208  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville Lighthouse Elementary School
    Charter School
    251 North First St
    Jacksonville , AR , 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School
    1.6  mi  |  252  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Jacksonville Pinewood Elementary School
    1919 Northeastern Ave
    Jacksonville , AR , 72076
    (501)982-7571
    2.1  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville Middle School
    1320 School Dr
    Jacksonville , AR , 72076
    (501)982-1587
    2.2  mi  |  576  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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