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 preschool serving 361 students in Bismarck School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public pre schools in Arkansas.
Public Preschool in Bismarck School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Arkansas public pre school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 33% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public preschool average of 40% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
3 Schools
299 Schools
# Students
965 Students
123,798 Students
# Teachers
109 Teachers
8,042 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.
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
0.59
# American Indian Students
5 Students
607 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
1,499 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
54 Students
18,925 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
15%
# Black Students
10 Students
21,250 Students
% Black Students
1%
17%
# White Students
884 Students
74,256 Students
% White Students
92%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,962 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
2%
# Two or more races Students
10 Students
5,299 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
19
15,582
# Students in K Grade:
64
22,480
# Students in 1st Grade:
69
20,279
# Students in 2nd Grade:
81
18,752
# Students in 3rd Grade:
67
16,076
# Students in 4th Grade:
61
15,294
# Students in 5th Grade:
87
10,967
# Students in 6th Grade:
76
3,965
# Students in 7th Grade:
71
47
# Students in 8th Grade:
75
62
# Students in 9th Grade:
80
80
# Students in 10th Grade:
71
69
# Students in 11th Grade:
68
61
# Students in 12th Grade:
76
82
# Ungraded Students:
-
2

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 Preschools (2024)

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

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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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