Conway School District

2220 Prince St
Conway, AR 72034
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Conway 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%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 10,038 students in Conway 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 Conway School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
16 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
10,038 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
629 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Conway 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 82% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#42 out of 260 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Conway   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Conway   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)
47%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Conway   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
82%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Conway   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.59
# American Indian Students
22 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
164 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,183 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
14%
# Black Students
2,977 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
30%
20%
# White Students
5,116 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
51%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
569 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
220
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
821
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
743
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
745
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
782
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
735
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
774
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
737
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
774
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
789
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
785
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
712
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
735
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
686
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,987 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,593 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$120 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Conway   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
$116 MM
$6,327 MM
This chart display total spending of Conway   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
$11,987
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Conway   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,593
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Conway   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Conway School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Woodrow Cummins Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1400 Padgett Rd
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-4800
Grades: K-4
| 450 students
Rank: #22.
Carolyn Lewis Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1805 Old Military Rd
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-4835
Grades: K-4
| 540 students
Rank: #33.
Julia Lee Moore Elem. School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1301 Country Club Rd
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-4830
Grades: K-4
| 391 students
Rank: #44.
Ruth Doyle Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Padgett Rd
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-6675
Grades: 5-7
| 562 students
Rank: #55.
Conway Junior High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1815 Prince St
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-4860
Grades: 8-9
| 1,574 students
Rank: #66.
Carl Stuart Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2745 Carl Stuart Rd
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 329-2782
Grades: 5-7
| 722 students
Rank: #77.
Jim Stone Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4255 College Ave
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-4808
Grades: K-4
| 359 students
Rank: #88.
Conway High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2300 Prince St
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-4880
Grades: 10-12
| 2,133 students
Rank: #99.
Ray/phyllis Simon Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1601 Siebenmorgan Rd
Conway, AR 72032
(501) 513-6120
Grades: 5-7
| 479 students
Rank: #1010.
Ellen Smith Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1601 S Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-4815
Grades: K-4
| 432 students
Rank: #1111.
Ida Burns Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-4825
Grades: K-4
| 404 students
Rank: #1212.
Bob Courtway Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1200 Bob Courtway Dr
Conway, AR 72032
(501) 450-4832
Grades: 5-7
| 522 students
Rank: #1313.
Marguerite Vann Elem. School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2845 Carl Stuart Rd
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-4870
Grades: K-4
| 369 students
Rank: #1414.
Preston & Florence Mattison Elem. School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2001 Florence Mattison Dr
Conway, AR 72032
(501) 450-4820
Grades: K-4
| 434 students
Rank: #1515.
Theodore Jones Elem. School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Freyaldenhoven Ln
Conway, AR 72032
(501) 450-6645
Grades: K-4
| 447 students
Rank: n/an/a
Sallie Cone Preschool
1629 South Blvd
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-6693
Grades: PK
| 220 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Conway School District?
Conway School District manages 16 public schools serving 10,038 students.
What is the rank of Conway School District?
Conway School District is ranked #43 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%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Conway School District?
51% of Conway School District students are White, 30% of students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Conway School District?
Conway School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Conway School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,593 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 16 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 10,038 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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