Barton School District

9546 Hwy 85 S
Lexa, AR 72355
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 713 students in Barton 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 Barton School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Barton School District are Barton Elementary School and Barton High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Barton School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 40% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
713 Students
486,305 Students
# Teachers
63 Teachers
38,542 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Barton School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 255 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#125 out of 260 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Barton   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barton   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barton   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75-79%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Barton   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.51
0.59
# American Indian Students
2 Students
2,872 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
8,371 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
22 Students
66,327 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
14%
# Black Students
222 Students
96,156 Students
% Black Students
31%
20%
# White Students
451 Students
290,929 Students
% White Students
63%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
17
13,301
# Students in K Grade:
41
34,791
# Students in 1st Grade:
56
35,574
# Students in 2nd Grade:
43
35,591
# Students in 3rd Grade:
51
35,588
# Students in 4th Grade:
51
35,518
# Students in 5th Grade:
60
36,235
# Students in 6th Grade:
47
37,641
# Students in 7th Grade:
69
38,785
# Students in 8th Grade:
54
39,096
# Students in 9th Grade:
62
37,426
# Students in 10th Grade:
64
37,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
38
35,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
60
33,799
# Ungraded Students:
-
336

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,951 is higher than the state median of $11,454. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,387 is higher than the state median of $11,200. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$9 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Barton   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$9 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Barton   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,951
$11,454
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Barton   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,387
$11,200
This chart display average spending per public school student in Barton   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Barton School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Barton Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9546 Hwy 85 S
Barton, AR 72312
(870) 572-3984
Grades: PK-6
| 366 students
Rank: #22.
Barton High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9546 Hwy 85 S
Barton, AR 72312
(870) 572-6867
Grades: 7-12
| 347 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 713 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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