Bismarck School District

11636 Hwy 84
Bismarck, AR 71929
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 is 1 public high school serving 295 students in Bismarck School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public high schools in Arkansas.
Public High School in Bismarck School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Arkansas public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Public High School in Bismarck School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Arkansas average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Bismarck High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Arkansas or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public high school average of 39% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
3 Schools
373 Schools
# Students
965 Students
177,655 Students
# Teachers
109 Teachers
17,991 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)
#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.
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.
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.
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:

0.16
0.58
# American Indian Students
5 Students
1,056 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
2,896 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
54 Students
24,541 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
14%
# Black Students
10 Students
33,445 Students
% Black Students
1%
19%
# White Students
884 Students
108,309 Students
% White Students
92%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,645 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
10 Students
5,763 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
19
57
# Students in K Grade:
64
418
# Students in 1st Grade:
69
461
# Students in 2nd Grade:
81
433
# Students in 3rd Grade:
67
512
# Students in 4th Grade:
61
777
# Students in 5th Grade:
87
854
# Students in 6th Grade:
76
1,414
# Students in 7th Grade:
71
10,198
# Students in 8th Grade:
75
16,719
# 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:
-
127

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,862 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,010. 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 $12,922. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$11 MM
$6,371 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
$6,327 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
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bismarck   School District and 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
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bismarck   School District and 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 High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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

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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%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20% in AR)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 51% (Top 10%)
  • : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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