Dequeen School District

101 N Ninth St
De Queen, AR 71832
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Dequeen 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 2022-23 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,295 students in Dequeen 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 Dequeen School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dequeen School District are Dequeen Middle School, Dequeen Elementary School and Dequeen Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dequeen School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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
5 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
2,295 Students
486,305 Students
# Teachers
186 Teachers
38,542 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Dequeen School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 255 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#41 out of 260 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dequeen   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dequeen   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dequeen   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dequeen   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.59
# American Indian Students
30 Students
2,872 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
13 Students
8,371 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,408 Students
66,327 Students
% Hispanic Students
61%
14%
# Black Students
57 Students
96,156 Students
% Black Students
3%
20%
# White Students
647 Students
290,929 Students
% White Students
28%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
84 Students
4,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
4%
1%
# Two or more races Students
56 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
13,301
# Students in K Grade:
184
34,791
# Students in 1st Grade:
207
35,574
# Students in 2nd Grade:
156
35,591
# Students in 3rd Grade:
183
35,588
# Students in 4th Grade:
181
35,518
# Students in 5th Grade:
167
36,235
# Students in 6th Grade:
190
37,641
# Students in 7th Grade:
187
38,785
# Students in 8th Grade:
189
39,096
# Students in 9th Grade:
149
37,426
# Students in 10th Grade:
162
37,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
169
35,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
171
33,799
# Ungraded Students:
-
336

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,125 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,454. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,255 is higher than the state median of $11,200. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$26 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dequeen   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)
$26 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Dequeen   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
$11,125
$11,454
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dequeen   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
$11,255
$11,200
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dequeen   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 Dequeen School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dequeen Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1803 W Coulter Dr
De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 642-2428
Grades: 6-7
| 377 students
Rank: #22.
Dequeen Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
233 Treating Plant Rd
De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 584-4311
Grades: 3-5
| 531 students
Rank: #33.
Dequeen Junior High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1803 W Colter Dr
De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 642-3077
Grades: 8-9
| 338 students
Rank: #44.
Dequeen High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1803 W Coulter Dr
De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 642-2426
Grades: 10-12
| 502 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dequeen Primary
235 Treating Plant Rd
De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 642-3100
Grades: K-2
| 547 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 2,295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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