Acorn Elementary School

  • Acorn Elementary School serves 249 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Acorn Elementary School operates within the Ouachita River School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 249 students has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 249 students
Acorn Elementary School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Acorn Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Acorn Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Acorn Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Acorn Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Acorn Elementary School American Indian Students (2005-2015)
Asian
1%
2%
Acorn Elementary School Asian Students (2013-2015)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Acorn Elementary School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
n/a
21%
Acorn Elementary School Black Students (2008-2013)
White
94%
61%
Acorn Elementary School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Acorn Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.12 0.32
Acorn Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
52%
53%
Acorn Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
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.
19%
9%
Acorn Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ouachita River School District's student population of 722 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,614 in this district is less than the state average of $11,020. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,670 is less than the state average of $10,669. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Ouachita River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 722 913
Ouachita River School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $10 MM
Ouachita River School District District Total Revenue (2005-2015)
District Spending $7 MM $10 MM
Ouachita River School District District Spending (2005-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,614 $11,020
Ouachita River School District District Revenue / Student (2005-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,670 $10,669
Ouachita River School District District Spending / Student (2005-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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