Fordyce School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 788 students in Fordyce School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Fordyce School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Fordyce School District are Fordyce Elementary Schools and Fordyce High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Fordyce School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Fordyce School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
788 Students
494,601 Students
# Teachers
71 Teachers
35,691 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Fordyce School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 256 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 90% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#183 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fordyce   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fordyce   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)
35%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fordyce   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
≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fordyce   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.58
# American Indian Students
2 Students
3,128 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
8,059 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
35 Students
64,752 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
13%
# Black Students
461 Students
101,003 Students
% Black Students
59%
20%
# White Students
283 Students
300,864 Students
% White Students
36%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,013 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
7 Students
12,770 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
24
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
47
36,885
# Students in 1st Grade:
67
36,736
# Students in 2nd Grade:
60
36,547
# Students in 3rd Grade:
76
37,423
# Students in 4th Grade:
70
38,739
# Students in 5th Grade:
69
38,799
# Students in 6th Grade:
47
36,316
# Students in 7th Grade:
71
36,351
# Students in 8th Grade:
56
36,534
# Students in 9th Grade:
50
37,659
# Students in 10th Grade:
58
37,160
# Students in 11th Grade:
42
35,335
# Students in 12th Grade:
51
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
-
286

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,345 is higher than the state median of $11,197. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,085 is higher than the state median of $11,250. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$11 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fordyce   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
$11 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Fordyce   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
$14,345
$11,197
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fordyce   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
$14,085
$11,250
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fordyce   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.

Best Fordyce School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fordyce Elementary Schools
Math: 46% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Redbug Cir
Fordyce, AR 71742
(870) 352-2816
Grades: PK-6
| 460 students
Rank: #22.
Fordyce High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
100 Redbug Blvd
Fordyce, AR 71742
(870) 352-2126
Grades: 7-12
| 328 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 788 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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