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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools in Bismarck School District, serving 695 students.
  • Public elementary schools in Bismarck School District have an average math proficiency score of 78% (versus the Arkansas public elementary school average of 53%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average elementary school ranking is in the top 5% of public elementary schools in Arkansas.
  • The top ranked public elementary schools in Bismarck School District are Bismarck Elementary School and Bismarck Middle School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public elementary school average of 40% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Arkansas public elementary school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameBismarck School District
School District Websitehttp://www.bsd-lions.net
School District Phone Number(501)865-4888
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
# of Schools2 Schools698 Schools
# of Students695 Students313,174 Students
# of Teachers47 Teachers21,211 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

  • Bismarck School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 257 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
47%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
44%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bismarck   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.180.58
# of American Indian Students4 Students1,930 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students1 Student4,867 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students51 Students42,457 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
13%
# of Black Students10 Students64,631 Students
% Black Students
2%
21%
# of White Students626 Students187,776 Students
% White Students
90%
60%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a2,746 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students3 Students8,755 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1914,701
# of Students in Kindergarten:6435,672
# of Students in 1st Grade:8536,844
# of Students in 2nd Grade:6736,929
# of Students in 3rd Grade:7237,788
# of Students in 4th Grade:7538,814
# of Students in 5th Grade:7738,853
# of Students in 6th Grade:8036,316
# of Students in 7th Grade:7820,165
# of Students in 8th Grade:7814,558
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 756
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 639
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 510
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 510
# of Ungraded Students: - 119

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,884 is higher 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 $22,823 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$15 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bismarck   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$24 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Bismarck   School District and average spending for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,884$10,489
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bismarck   School District and average revenue per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$22,823$10,954
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bismarck   School District and average spending per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Bismarck School District Public Elementary Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Bismarck Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 5%
    11636 Hwy 84
    Bismarck, AR 71929
    (501)865-4888

    Grades: PK-4 | 382 students
  • Bismarck Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 10%
    11636 Hwy 84
    Bismarck, AR 71929
    (501)865-4888

    Grades: 5-8 | 313 students
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