Dewitt School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,276 students in Dewitt School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Dewitt School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dewitt School District are Gillett Elementary School, Dewitt Middle School and Dewitt Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dewitt School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dewitt School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
1,276 Students
493,671 Students
# Teachers
111 Teachers
35,638 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Dewitt School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 80-84% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#78 out of 260 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dewitt   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dewitt   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)
45%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dewitt   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
80-84%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dewitt   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.37
0.58
# American Indian Students
2 Students
3,122 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
8,056 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
69 Students
64,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
13%
# Black Students
155 Students
100,781 Students
% Black Students
12%
20%
# White Students
1,000 Students
300,354 Students
% White Students
78%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
4,008 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
46 Students
12,730 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
40
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
95
36,826
# Students in 1st Grade:
92
36,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
107
36,479
# Students in 3rd Grade:
88
37,371
# Students in 4th Grade:
90
38,497
# Students in 5th Grade:
108
38,538
# Students in 6th Grade:
83
36,264
# Students in 7th Grade:
99
36,300
# Students in 8th Grade:
95
36,505
# Students in 9th Grade:
87
37,639
# Students in 10th Grade:
95
37,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
103
35,322
# Students in 12th Grade:
94
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
-
285

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,650 is higher than the state median of $11,096. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,641 is less than the state median of $10,945. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$15 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dewitt   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$14 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Dewitt   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,650
$11,096
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dewitt   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,641
$10,945
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dewitt   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Dewitt School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gillett Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
316 S Sixth St
Gillett, AR 72055
(870) 548-2466
Grades: PK-5
| 97 students
Rank: #22.
Dewitt Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1209 W 16th St
De Witt, AR 72042
(870) 946-3708
Grades: 6-8
| 277 students
Rank: #33.
Dewitt Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1718 S Grandview Dr
De Witt, AR 72042
(870) 946-4651
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #44.
Dewitt High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1614 S Grandview Dr
De Witt, AR 72042
(870) 946-4661
Grades: 9-12
| 379 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,276 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37

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