Bismarck School District

11636 Hwy 84
Bismarck, AR 71929
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 965 students in Bismarck School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Bismarck School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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
3 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
965 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
109 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Bismarck School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#15 out of 260 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bismarck   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bismarck   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)
53%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bismarck   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
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bismarck   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.16
0.59
# American Indian Students
5 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
54 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
14%
# Black Students
10 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
1%
20%
# White Students
884 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
92%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
10 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
19
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
64
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
69
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
81
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
67
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
61
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
87
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
76
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
71
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
75
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
80
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
71
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
68
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
76
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,862 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,367. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,026 is less than the state median of $12,903. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$11 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bismarck   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
$10 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total spending of Bismarck   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
$11,862
$12,367
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bismarck   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
$10,026
$12,903
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bismarck   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 Bismarck School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bismarck Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11636 Hwy 84
Bismarck, AR 71929
(501) 865-4888
Grades: 5-8
| 309 students
Rank: #22.
Bismarck Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11636 Hwy 84
Bismarck, AR 71929
(501) 865-4888
Grades: PK-4
| 361 students
Rank: #33.
Bismarck High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11636 Hwy 84
Bismarck, AR 71929
(501) 865-4888
Grades: 9-12
| 295 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Bismarck School District?
Bismarck School District manages 3 public schools serving 965 students.
What is the rank of Bismarck School District?
Bismarck School District is ranked #14 out of 257 school districts in Arkansas (top 10%) 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 overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%), Highest graduation rate (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Bismarck School District?
92% of Bismarck School District students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Bismarck School District?
Bismarck School District has a student/teacher ratio of 9:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Bismarck School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,026 is less than the state median of $12,903. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 965 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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