Blytheville School District

405 W Park St
Blytheville, AR 72315
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2023 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,750 students in Blytheville School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Blytheville School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 40% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
1,750 Students
486,305 Students
# Teachers
145 Teachers
38,542 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Blytheville School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 255 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 80-84% 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
#250 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Blytheville   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Blytheville   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)
12%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blytheville   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
80-84%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Blytheville   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.32
0.59
# American Indian Students
1 Student
2,872 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
8,371 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
70 Students
66,327 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
14%
# Black Students
1,427 Students
96,156 Students
% Black Students
82%
20%
# White Students
223 Students
290,929 Students
% White Students
13%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
21 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
34
13,301
# Students in K Grade:
133
34,791
# Students in 1st Grade:
157
35,574
# Students in 2nd Grade:
139
35,591
# Students in 3rd Grade:
114
35,588
# Students in 4th Grade:
128
35,518
# Students in 5th Grade:
142
36,235
# Students in 6th Grade:
129
37,641
# Students in 7th Grade:
149
38,785
# Students in 8th Grade:
133
39,096
# Students in 9th Grade:
151
37,426
# Students in 10th Grade:
112
37,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
111
35,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
118
33,799
# Ungraded Students:
-
336

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,310 is higher than the state median of $11,454. The school district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,253 is higher than the state median of $11,200. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$25 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Blytheville   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)
$28 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Blytheville   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
$14,310
$11,454
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Blytheville   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
$16,253
$11,200
This chart display average spending per public school student in Blytheville   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 Blytheville School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Blytheville Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 8%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1124 W Moultrie Dr
Blytheville, AR 72315
(870) 763-4485
Grades: 3-5
| 384 students
Rank: #22.
Blytheville Middle School
Math: 6% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
700 W Chickasawba Ave
Blytheville, AR 72315
(870) 762-2983
Grades: 6-8
| 411 students
Rank: #33.
Blytheville High School-a New Technical School
Charter School
Math: 5% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
600 N Tenth St
Blytheville, AR 72315
(870) 762-2772
Grades: 9-12
| 492 students
Rank: n/an/a
1103 Byrum Rd
Blytheville, AR 72315
(870) 763-6916
Grades: PK-2
| 463 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,750 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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