Emerson-Taylor School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 985 students in Emerson-Taylor School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Emerson-Taylor School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Emerson-Taylor School District are Taylor Elementary School, Emerson Elementary School and Taylor High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Emerson-Taylor School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Emerson-Taylor School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
985 Students
493,671 Students
# Teachers
94 Teachers
35,638 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Emerson-Taylor School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 85-89% 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
#35 out of 260 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Emerson-Taylor   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Emerson-Taylor   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)
55%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Emerson-Taylor   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
85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Emerson-Taylor   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.35
0.58
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,122 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
8,056 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
26 Students
64,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
13%
# Black Students
158 Students
100,781 Students
% Black Students
16%
20%
# White Students
780 Students
300,354 Students
% White Students
79%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,008 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
19 Students
12,730 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
2
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
70
36,826
# Students in 1st Grade:
71
36,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
75
36,479
# Students in 3rd Grade:
91
37,371
# Students in 4th Grade:
80
38,497
# Students in 5th Grade:
79
38,538
# Students in 6th Grade:
95
36,264
# Students in 7th Grade:
74
36,300
# Students in 8th Grade:
69
36,505
# Students in 9th Grade:
85
37,639
# Students in 10th Grade:
60
37,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
73
35,322
# Students in 12th Grade:
61
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
-
285

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,048 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 $14,656 is higher 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
$12 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Emerson-Taylor   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 Emerson-Taylor   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
$12,048
$11,096
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Emerson-Taylor   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
$14,656
$10,945
This chart display average spending per public school student in Emerson-Taylor   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 Emerson-Taylor School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Taylor Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
506 E Pine St
Taylor, AR 71861
(870) 694-5811
Grades: K-6
| 259 students
Rank: #22.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
508 W Main
Emerson, AR 71740
(870) 547-2218
Grades: K-6
| 166 students
Rank: #33.
Taylor High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
506 E Pine St
Taylor, AR 71861
(870) 694-2251
Grades: 7-12
| 151 students
Rank: #44.
Emerson High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Church St
Emerson, AR 71740
(870) 547-2862
Grades: 7-12
| 129 students
Rank: #55.
Bradley High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
521 School St
Bradley, AR 71826
(870) 894-3316
Grades: 7-12
| 142 students
Rank: #66.
Bradley Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
527 Center St
Bradley, AR 71826
(870) 894-3477
Grades: PK-6
| 138 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 985 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35

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