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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 public schools in Barton-Lexa School District, serving 777 students.
  • Public school in Barton-Lexa School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 53% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
  • The top ranked public schools in Barton-Lexa School District are Barton Elementary School and Barton High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameBarton-Lexa School District
School District Phone Number(870)572-7294
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
# of Schools2 Schools1,087 Schools
# of Students777 Students496,099 Students
# of Teachers64 Teachers35,801 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1

District Comparison

  • Barton-Lexa School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 261 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barton-Lexa   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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barton-Lexa   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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Barton-Lexa   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.500.58
# of American Indian Students3 Students3,146 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students8 Students8,074 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students17 Students64,857 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
13%
# of Black Students268 Students101,315 Students
% Black Students
35%
20%
# of White Students481 Students301,858 Students
% White Students
62%
61%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a4,014 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Studentsn/a12,823 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2016,843
# of Students in Kindergarten:6236,976
# of Students in 1st Grade:5636,844
# of Students in 2nd Grade:5636,929
# of Students in 3rd Grade:5137,788
# of Students in 4th Grade:6838,814
# of Students in 5th Grade:5638,853
# of Students in 6th Grade:5336,316
# of Students in 7th Grade:5836,431
# of Students in 8th Grade:5036,623
# of Students in 9th Grade:6637,736
# of Students in 10th Grade:5537,222
# of Students in 11th Grade:6735,386
# of Students in 12th Grade:5933,052
# of Ungraded Students: - 286

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,717 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,489. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,980 is higher than the state average of $10,954. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$8 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Barton-Lexa   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$11 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Barton-Lexa   School District and average spending for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,717$10,489
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Barton-Lexa   School District and average revenue per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,980$10,954
This chart display average spending per public school student in Barton-Lexa   School District and average spending per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Barton-Lexa School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Barton Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9546 Hwy 85 S
    Barton, AR 72312
    (870)572-3984

    Grades: PK-6 | 422 students
  • Barton High School Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9546 Hwy 85 S
    Barton, AR 72312
    (870)572-6867

    Grades: 7-12 | 355 students
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