Washington Middle School

Washington Middle School serves 689 students in grades 5 - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Washington Middle School operates within the El Dorado School District.

School Overview

The student population of 689 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-6
Total Students 689 students
Washington Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Washington Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Washington Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Washington Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 14:1 15:1
Washington Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Washington Middle School Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
7%
11%
Washington Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
50%
21%
Washington Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
41%
63%
Washington Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Washington Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Washington Middle 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.
0.58 0.31
Washington Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
58%
52%
Washington Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
5%
10%
Washington Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,534 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,501 is higher than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,532 is higher than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 138% over four years.
School District Name El Dorado School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,534 953
El Dorado   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $10 MM
El Dorado   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $86 MM $10 MM
El Dorado   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,501 $10,220
El Dorado   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $18,532 $10,673
El Dorado   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Southark Career Center (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Barton Junior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Retta Brown Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • El DoradoRetta Brown Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 311 students505 Dixie Dr
    El DoradoAR 71730
    (870)864-5081
    0.7PK-4311
  • El DoradoBarton Junior High School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 677 students400 West Faulkner St
    El DoradoAR 71730
    (870)864-5051
    1.27-8677
  • El DoradoHugh Goodwin Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 457 students201 East Fifth St
    El DoradoAR 71730
    (870)864-5071
    1.4KG-4457
  • El DoradoYocum Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 601 students308 South College St
    El DoradoAR 71730
    (870)864-5096
    1.6KG-4601
  • El DoradoSouthark Career Center
    Vocational School
    2 miles | Grades: 9-123696 East Main Rd
    El DoradoAR 71730
    (870)864-7110
    29-12n/a

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