Dardanelle School District

209 Cedar
Dardanelle, AR 72834
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Dardanelle 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%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,083 students in Dardanelle 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 Dardanelle School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
2,083 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
173 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Dardanelle 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 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
#47 out of 260 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dardanelle   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
44%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dardanelle   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.
42%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dardanelle   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 Dardanelle   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.53
0.59
# American Indian Students
5 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
18 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
727 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
35%
14%
# Black Students
42 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
2%
20%
# White Students
1,237 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
59%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
54 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
167
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
154
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
132
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
157
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
143
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
168
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
180
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
177
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
181
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
196
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
142
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
132
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
143
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
11
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,774 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,886 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$25 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dardanelle   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
$23 MM
$6,327 MM
This chart display total spending of Dardanelle   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
$11,774
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dardanelle   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
$10,886
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dardanelle   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 Dardanelle School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dardanelle Intermediate School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2306 Hwy 7 N
Dardanelle, AR 72834
(479) 229-3707
Grades: 4-5
| 312 students
Rank: #22.
Dardanelle Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2032 Hwy 7 S
Dardanelle, AR 72834
(479) 229-4550
Grades: 6-8
| 544 students
Rank: #33.
Dardanelle High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1079 Hwy 28 N
Dardanelle, AR 72834
(479) 229-4655
Grades: 9-12
| 617 students
Rank: #44.
Dardanelle Primary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
900 N 4th St
Dardanelle, AR 72834
(479) 229-4185
Grades: K-3
| 610 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Dardanelle School District?
Dardanelle School District manages 4 public schools serving 2,083 students.
What is the rank of Dardanelle School District?
Dardanelle School District is ranked #46 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 graduation rate (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Dardanelle School District?
59% of Dardanelle School District students are White, 35% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Dardanelle School District?
Dardanelle School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Dardanelle School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,886 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 2,083 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20% in AR)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 44% (Top 20%)
  • : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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