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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by Dewitt School District serving 1,319 students in De Witt, Arkansas.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Arkansas state average of 40%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Dewitt School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • De Witt Dewitt Elementary School
    1718 S Grandview Dr
    De Witt, AR 72042
    (870)946-4651

    Grades: PK-5 | 529 students
  • De Witt Dewitt High School
    1614 S Grandview Dr
    De Witt, AR 72042
    (870)946-4661

    Grades: 9-12 | 409 students
  • De Witt Dewitt Middle School
    1209 W 16th St
    De Witt, AR 72042
    (870)946-3708

    Grades: 6-8 | 281 students
  • Gillett Gillett Elementary School
    316 S Sixth St
    Gillett, AR 72055
    (870)548-2466

    Grades: PK-5 | 100 students

Overview

School District NameDewitt School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,319 students
# of Teachers116 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
# of Male Students671 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students648 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.36
# of American Indian Students1 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students69 students
% Hispanic Students
5%
# of Black Students168 students
% Black Students
13%
# of White Students1,036 students
% White Students
79%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students45 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:41
# of Students in Kindergarten:90
# of Students in 1st Grade:117
# of Students in 2nd Grade:93
# of Students in 3rd Grade:91
# of Students in 4th Grade:113
# of Students in 5th Grade:84
# of Students in 6th Grade:101
# of Students in 7th Grade:96
# of Students in 8th Grade:84
# of Students in 9th Grade:112
# of Students in 10th Grade:112
# of Students in 11th Grade:97
# of Students in 12th Grade:88
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Dewitt School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 256 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
53%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
87%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,196 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,338. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,698 is less than the state average of $10,931. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$13 MM$9 MM
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Spending$14 MM$10 MM
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Revenue / Student$10,196$10,338
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dewitt School District and average revenue per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,698$10,931
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dewitt School District and average spending per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Dewitt School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.36, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.33. The most diverse school in the district is Dewitt Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.