Murrell Taylor Elementary School

1401 Murrell Taylor Dr

Jacksonville, AR 72076-8118

Grades: KG-5

452 students

Murrell Taylor Elementary School serves 452 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Murrell Taylor Elementary School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.

Overview

The student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 452 students
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Murrell Taylor Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
62%
23%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
29%
63%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Murrell Taylor Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.53 0.31
Murrell Taylor 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.
76%
52%
Murrell Taylor 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.
8%
9%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,042 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,210 is higher than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,008 is higher than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
3
Number of Students Managed 21,042 925
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $203 MM $9 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $199 MM $10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,210 $9,870
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,008 $10,243
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District 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 College Prep Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is College Prep Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is College Prep Academy (1.5 miles away)
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    1.5 mi | Gr. 9 | 43 students                      
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    Charter School
    251 North First St
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School

    1.5 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 203 students                      
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    Charter School
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    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School

    1.5 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 173 students                      
  • JacksonvilleJacksonville Lighthouse Elementary School
    Charter School
    251 North First St
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)985-1200
    Charter School

    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 248 students                      
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    1919 Northeastern Ave
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)982-7571
    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 449 students                      

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