Fayetteville School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public elementary schools serving 5,984 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 67% (versus the Arkansas public elementary school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 45% 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 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Arkansas public elementary school average of 41% (majority Black).

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%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Fayetteville School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
12 Schools
693 Schools
# Students
5,984 Students
303,289 Students
# Teachers
363 Teachers
20,853 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Fayetteville School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 251 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 88% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#21 out of 260 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fayetteville   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fayetteville   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.54
0.60
# American Indian Students
20 Students
1,738 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
177 Students
5,262 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
692 Students
42,487 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
14%
# Black Students
566 Students
59,870 Students
% Black Students
9%
20%
# White Students
3,937 Students
179,553 Students
% White Students
66%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
105 Students
3,132 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
487 Students
11,247 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
82
11,655
# Students in K Grade:
739
33,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
825
35,574
# Students in 2nd Grade:
807
35,591
# Students in 3rd Grade:
894
35,588
# Students in 4th Grade:
805
35,518
# Students in 5th Grade:
809
36,235
# Students in 6th Grade:
775
37,641
# Students in 7th Grade:
58
21,163
# Students in 8th Grade:
46
15,665
# Students in 9th Grade:
35
1,492
# Students in 10th Grade:
46
1,383
# Students in 11th Grade:
29
1,270
# Students in 12th Grade:
34
1,012
# Ungraded Students:
-
82

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,694 is higher than the state median of $11,454. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,908 is higher than the state median of $11,200. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$130 MM
$11 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$122 MM
$11 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,694
$11,454
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,908
$11,200
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Fayetteville School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Vandergriff Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2975 E Township St
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 527-3600
Grades: K-4
| 599 students
Rank: #22.
Root Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1529 Mission Blvd
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-3075
Grades: K-4
| 415 students
Rank: #33.
Mcnair Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3030 E Mission Blvd
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 527-3660
Grades: 5-6
| 688 students
Rank: #44.
Butterfield Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3050 N Old Missouri Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 444-3081
Grades: PK-4
| 508 students
Rank: #55.
Happy Hollow Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
300 S Ray Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-3085
Grades: PK-4
| 469 students
Rank: #66.
Leverett Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1124 W Cleveland St
Fayetteville, AR 72702
(479) 444-3077
Grades: PK-4
| 234 students
Rank: #77.
Fayetteville Virtual Academy- Dist Conversion Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 S Ray Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-3085
Grades: K-12
| 466 students
Rank: #88.
Holcomb Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2900 N Salem Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72704
(479) 527-3610
Grades: PK-4
| 627 students
Rank: #99.
Holt Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2365 N Rupple Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72704
(479) 527-3670
Grades: 5-6
| 464 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Owl Creek School
Math: 52% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
375 N Rupple Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72704
(479) 718-0200
Grades: PK-6
| 897 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
425 N Nighland Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-3073
Grades: K-4
| 301 students
Rank: #1212.
Asbell Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1500 N Sang Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-3080
Grades: PK-4
| 316 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Fayetteville School District
  • 1000 W STONE ST, FAYETTEVILLE, AR, 72701
  • (479) 444-3000
  • fayar.net
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 5,984 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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