2600 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72205
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Ark. School For The Blind Elementary School serves 43 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Ark. School For The Blind Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 43 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ark. School For The Blind Elementary School's student population of 43 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
43 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Ark. School For The Blind Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ark. School For The Blind Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#827 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
14%
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Black
37%
20%
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White
54%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
8%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 43 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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