Charleston School District

125 W Main
Charleston, AR 72933
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 895 students in Charleston School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Charleston School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (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
2 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
895 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
80 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Charleston School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 75-79% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
#44 out of 260 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Charleston   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
46%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Charleston   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.
43%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Charleston   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.
75-79%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Charleston   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
9 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
6 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
28 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
14%
# Black Students
7 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
1%
20%
# White Students
821 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
24 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
36
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
60
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
55
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
56
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
62
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
54
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
58
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
65
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
74
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
94
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
69
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
76
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
70
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
64
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
2
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,401 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,836 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
$10 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Charleston   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 Charleston   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
$11,401
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Charleston   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
$10,836
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Charleston   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 Charleston School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Charleston Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11 Dale Bumpers Dr
Charleston, AR 72933
(479) 965-2460
Grades: PK-6
| 446 students
Rank: #22.
Charleston High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3005 Dale Bumpers Dr
Charleston, AR 72933
(479) 965-7150
Grades: 7-12
| 449 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Charleston School District?
Charleston School District manages 2 public schools serving 895 students.
What is the rank of Charleston School District?
Charleston School District is ranked #44 out of 257 school districts in Arkansas (top 20%) 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 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Charleston School District?
92% of Charleston School District students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Charleston School District?
Charleston School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Charleston School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,836 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 895 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 46% (Top 20%)
  • : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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