Fayetteville School District

1000 W Stone St
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
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 12 public elementary schools serving 6,246 students in Fayetteville School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public elementary schools in Arkansas.
Public Elementary Schools in Fayetteville School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Arkansas public elementary school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 36% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Fayetteville School District are Vandergriff Elementary School, Root Elementary School and Mcnair Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Arkansas public elementary school average of 41% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
16 Schools
698 Schools
# Students
10,468 Students
308,301 Students
# Teachers
714 Teachers
20,933 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Fayetteville School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#17 out of 260 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fayetteville   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fayetteville   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)
49%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fayetteville   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 Fayetteville   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.60
# American Indian Students
39 Students
1,774 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
273 Students
5,420 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,320 Students
43,362 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
14%
# Black Students
1,093 Students
60,177 Students
% Black Students
10%
19%
# White Students
6,713 Students
181,620 Students
% White Students
64%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
156 Students
3,237 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
874 Students
12,711 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
119
13,203
# Students in K Grade:
863
35,270
# Students in 1st Grade:
811
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
857
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
841
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
919
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
829
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
810
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
710
21,946
# Students in 8th Grade:
782
16,334
# Students in 9th Grade:
781
2,005
# Students in 10th Grade:
744
1,701
# Students in 11th Grade:
737
1,816
# Students in 12th Grade:
665
1,468
# Ungraded Students:
-
58

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,470 is higher 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 $13,751 is higher than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$152 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fayetteville   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
$144 MM
$6,327 MM
This chart display total spending of Fayetteville   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
$14,470
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fayetteville   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
$13,751
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fayetteville   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 Fayetteville School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Vandergriff Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2975 E Township St
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 527-3600
Grades: K-4
| 645 students
Rank: #22.
Root Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1529 Mission Blvd
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-3075
Grades: K-4
| 458 students
Rank: #33.
Mcnair Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3030 E Mission Blvd
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 527-3660
Grades: 5-6
| 698 students
Rank: #44.
Fayetteville Virtual A Dist Conversion Charter School
Charter School
Math: 56% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
300 S Ray Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-3085
Grades: K-12
| 396 students
Rank: #55.
Holcomb Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2900 N Salem Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72704
(479) 527-3610
Grades: PK-4
| 644 students
Rank: #66.
Happy Hollow Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
300 S Ray Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-3085
Grades: PK-4
| 512 students
Rank: #77.
Butterfield Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3050 N Old Missouri Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 444-3081
Grades: PK-4
| 530 students
Rank: #88.
Leverett Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1124 W Cleveland St
Fayetteville, AR 72702
(479) 444-3077
Grades: PK-4
| 290 students
Rank: #99.
Holt Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2365 N Rupple Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72704
(479) 527-3670
Grades: 5-6
| 460 students
Rank: #1010.
Owl Creek School
Math: 36% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
375 N Rupple Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72704
(479) 718-0200
Grades: PK-6
| 1,010 students
Rank: #1111.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
425 N Nighland Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-3073
Grades: K-4
| 274 students
Rank: #1212.
Asbell Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 N Sang Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-3080
Grades: PK-4
| 329 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 16 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 10,468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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