El Dorado School District

200 W Oak St
El Dorado, AR 71730
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,130 students in El Dorado School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in El Dorado School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 63% 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
6 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
4,130 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
303 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

El Dorado 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 92% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#137 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of El Dorado   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
37%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of El Dorado   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.62
0.59
# American Indian Students
2 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
50 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
391 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
14%
# Black Students
2,007 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
49%
20%
# White Students
1,527 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
37%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
148 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
51
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
332
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
357
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
292
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
287
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
302
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
263
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
306
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
306
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
327
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
341
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
294
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
339
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
333
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,982 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,307 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$54 MM
$6,371 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$51 MM
$6,327 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,982
$13,010
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,307
$12,922
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best El Dorado School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hugh Goodwin Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 E Fifth St
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5071
Grades: PK-4
| 559 students
Rank: #22.
Northwest Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1600 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5078
Grades: K-4
| 477 students
Rank: #33.
Washington Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5032
Grades: 5-6
| 569 students
Rank: #44.
Barton Jr. High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 W Faulkner St
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5051
Grades: 7-8
| 633 students
Rank: #55.
Yocum Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
308 S College St
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5096
Grades: K-4
| 585 students
Rank: #66.
El Dorado High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Timberlane Dr
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,307 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to El Dorado School District?
El Dorado School District manages 6 public schools serving 4,130 students.
What is the rank of El Dorado School District?
El Dorado School District is ranked #139 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. This district ranks in the top 20% of Arkansas school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in El Dorado School District?
49% of El Dorado School District students are Black, 37% of students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of El Dorado School District?
El Dorado School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is El Dorado School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,307 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,130 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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