Dermott School District

525 E Speedway Hwy 35
Dermott, AR 71638
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 340 students in Dermott 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 Dermott School District have an average math proficiency score of 6% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 12% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 96% 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
2 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
340 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
35 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Dermott School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 80% has decreased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
#252 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dermott   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
7%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dermott   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.
11%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dermott   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.
≥80%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dermott   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.13
0.59
# American Indian Students
1 Student
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
7 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
14%
# Black Students
317 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
93%
20%
# White Students
13 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
4%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
2 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
10
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
22
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
25
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
26
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
13
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
24
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
34
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
27
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
31
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
33
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
21
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
19
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
30
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
25
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,100 is higher than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,771 is higher than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$6 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dermott   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
$5 MM
$6,327 MM
This chart display total spending of Dermott   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
$17,100
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dermott   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
$15,771
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dermott   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 Dermott School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dermott Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
525 E Speedway St
Dermott, AR 71638
(870) 538-1010
Grades: PK-6
| 181 students
Rank: #22.
Dermott High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
525 E Speedway St
Dermott, AR 71638
(870) 538-1030
Grades: 7-12
| 159 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Dermott School District?
Dermott School District manages 2 public schools serving 340 students.
What is the rank of Dermott School District?
Dermott School District is ranked #252 out of 257 school districts in Arkansas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Dermott School District?
93% of Dermott School District students are Black, 4% of students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Dermott School District?
Dermott School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Dermott School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,771 is higher than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.

Recent Articles

Busing and Desegregation: Understanding the Link
Busing and Desegregation: Understanding the Link
What happens when a school district stops busing students? Could segregation once again be a reality for public school districts? Wake County in North Carolina is testing the segregation waters with its decision to stop busing students in their district.
Surveillance Cameras: Violation of Rights or Improved Security?
Surveillance Cameras: Violation of Rights or Improved Security?
A school district in Virginia has given the green light to schools that want to install surveillance cameras in common areas like cafeterias and hallways. We’ll look at whether this is a violation of student privacy or the best way to keep order in schools.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 340 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Quick Links