Alma School District

916 Hwy 64 E
Alma, AR 72921
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Alma School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 3,210 students in Alma School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Alma School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
3,210 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
237 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Alma School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 257 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#120 out of 260 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Alma   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alma   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alma   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Alma   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.29
0.59
# American Indian Students
89 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
n/a
# Asian Students
28 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
138 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
14%
# Black Students
49 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
2%
20%
# White Students
2,697 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
84%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
208 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
228
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
246
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
263
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
234
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
250
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
237
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
247
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
230
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
255
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
289
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
261
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
238
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
232
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,472 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,663 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$37 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Alma   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$34 MM
$6,327 MM
This chart display total spending of Alma   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,472
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Alma   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,663
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Alma   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Alma School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Alma Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
706 Hwy 64 E
Alma, AR 72921
(479) 632-2168
Grades: 6-8
| 732 students
Rank: #22.
Alma High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
101 E Main
Alma, AR 72921
(479) 632-2162
Grades: 9-12
| 1,020 students
Rank: #33.
Alma Intermediate School
Math: 32% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1220 W Collum Ln
Alma, AR 72921
(479) 632-2166
Grades: 3-5
| 721 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alma Primary School
1600 Hwy 64 E
Alma, AR 72921
(479) 632-5100
Grades: K-2
| 737 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Alma School District?
Alma School District manages 4 public schools serving 3,210 students.
What is the rank of Alma School District?
Alma School District is ranked #122 out of 257 school districts in Arkansas (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Arkansas school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Alma School District?
84% of Alma School District students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Alma School District?
Alma School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Alma School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,663 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 3,210 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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