El Dorado School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools in El Dorado School District, serving 4,429 students. El Dorado School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Public schools in El Dorado School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (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.
The top ranked public schools in El Dorado School District are Hugh Goodwin Elementary School, Barton Junior High School and Washington Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameEl Dorado School District
School District Phone Number(870) 864-5001
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
# of Schools7 Schools1,087 Schools
# of Students4,429 Students496,099 Students
# of Teachers331 Teachers35,801 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1

District Comparison

El Dorado 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 93% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#186 out of 262 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of El Dorado   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of El Dorado   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of El Dorado   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of El Dorado   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.610.58
# of American Indian Students5 Students3,146 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students60 Students8,074 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students396 Students64,857 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
13%
# of Black Students2,177 Students101,315 Students
% Black Students
49%
20%
# of White Students1,668 Students301,858 Students
% White Students
38%
61%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a4,014 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students123 Students12,823 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1816,843
# of Students in Kindergarten:35636,976
# of Students in 1st Grade:31236,844
# of Students in 2nd Grade:33436,929
# of Students in 3rd Grade:33937,788
# of Students in 4th Grade:35638,814
# of Students in 5th Grade:36638,853
# of Students in 6th Grade:29736,316
# of Students in 7th Grade:34936,431
# of Students in 8th Grade:33636,623
# of Students in 9th Grade:31037,736
# of Students in 10th Grade:32737,222
# of Students in 11th Grade:31535,386
# of Students in 12th Grade:33933,052
# of Ungraded Students:75286

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,243 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,132. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,191 is less than the state median of $11,221. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$45 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of El Dorado   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$41 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of El Dorado   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,243$11,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in El Dorado   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,191$11,221
This chart display average spending per public school student in El Dorado   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

El Dorado School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Hugh Goodwin Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    201 E Fifth St
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5071

    Grades: K-4 | 488 students
  • Barton Junior High School Math: 37% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 W Faulkner St
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5051

    Grades: 7-8 | 697 students
  • Washington Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5032

    Grades: 5-6 | 670 students
  • Northwest Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 N College Ave
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5078

    Grades: K-4 | 490 students
  • El Dorado High School Math: 23% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 Timberlane Dr
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,308 student
  • Retta Brown Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    505 Dixie Dr
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5081

    Grades: PK-4 | 169 students
  • Yocum Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    308 S College St
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5096

    Grades: K-4 | 607 students
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