Dumas School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools in Dumas School District, serving 1,294 students. Dumas School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Public schools in Dumas School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.
|School District Name||Dumas School District|
|School District Website||http://dumas.k12.ar.us|
|School District Phone Number||(870) 382-4571|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (AR)|
|# of Schools||4 Schools||1,087 Schools|
|# of Students||1,294 Students||496,099 Students|
|# of Teachers||120 Teachers||35,801 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1||14:1|
Dumas School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 262 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (AR)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#210 out of 262 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||2 Students||3,146 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||7 Students||8,074 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||153 Students||64,857 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||841 Students||101,315 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||281 Students||301,858 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||4,014 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||10 Students||12,823 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||44||16,843|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||91||36,976|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||96||36,844|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||91||36,929|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||95||37,788|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||107||38,814|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||91||38,853|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||112||36,316|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||73||36,431|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||76||36,623|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||99||37,736|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||115||37,222|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||103||35,386|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||101||33,052|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||286|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $11,730 is higher than the state median of $11,132. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,607 is higher than the state median of $11,221. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (AR)|
|Total Revenue||$15 MM||$10 MM|
|Spending||$15 MM||$10 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$11,730||$11,132|
|Revenue / Student||$11,607||$11,221|
Dumas School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Dumas Junior High School 315 S College St
Dumas, AR 71639
Grades: 7-9 | 248 students
- Reed Elementary School 709 S Cherry St
Dumas, AR 71639
Grades: 3-6 | 405 students
- Dumas High School 709 Dan Gill Dr
Dumas, AR 71639
Grades: 10-12 | 319 students
- Central Elementary School101 Court St
Dumas, AR 71639
Grades: PK-2 | 322 students
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