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Overview

School District NameFort Smith School District
School District Websitehttp://www.fortsmithschools.org
School District Phone Number(479) 785-2501
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
# of Schools26 Schools1,087 Schools
# of Students14,785 Students496,099 Students
# of Teachers1,022 Teachers35,801 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1

District Comparison

  • Fort Smith School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 262 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 77% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Smith   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Smith   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fort Smith   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.700.58
# of American Indian Students157 Students3,146 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students804 Students8,074 Students
% Asian Students
6%
2%
# of Hispanic Students4,966 Students64,857 Students
% Hispanic Students
34%
13%
# of Black Students1,691 Students101,315 Students
% Black Students
11%
20%
# of White Students6,083 Students301,858 Students
% White Students
41%
61%
# of Hawaiian Students24 Students4,014 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students1,060 Students12,823 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:54616,843
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,07436,976
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,07336,844
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,12836,929
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,09937,788
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,19438,814
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,16138,853
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,04436,316
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,04936,431
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,05236,623
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,06937,736
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,10037,222
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,05935,386
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,12933,052
# of Ungraded Students:8286

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,478 is higher than the state average of $10,455. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,796 is less than the state average of $10,918. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$151 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fort Smith   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$155 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Fort Smith   School District and average spending for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,478$10,455
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fort Smith   School District and average revenue per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,796$10,918
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fort Smith   School District and average spending per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Fort Smith School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • John P. Woods Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 5%
    3201 Massard Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 452-5808

    Grades: PK-6 | 574 students
  • L. A. Chaffin Junior High School Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3025 Massard Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 452-2226

    Grades: 7-9 | 791 students
  • Euper Lane Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 20%
    6601 Euper Ln
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 452-2601

    Grades: PK-6 | 499 students
  • Fairview Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2400 S Dallas
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-3214

    Grades: PK-6 | 591 students
  • Elmer H. Cook Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3517 Brooken Hill Dr
    Fort Smith, AR 72908
    (479) 646-8880

    Grades: PK-6 | 583 students
  • Ballman Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2601 South Q St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-1280

    Grades: PK-6 | 313 students
  • Cavanaugh Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1025 School St
    Fort Smith, AR 72908
    (479) 646-1131

    Grades: PK-6 | 318 students
  • Beard Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1600 Cavanaugh Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72908
    (479) 646-0834

    Grades: PK-6 | 349 students
  • Ramsey Junior High School Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3201 Jenny Lind Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-5115

    Grades: 7-9 | 890 students
  • Bonneville Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2500 S Waldron Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 478-3161

    Grades: PK-6 | 353 students
  • Southside High School Math: 43% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    4100 Gary St
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 646-7371

    Grades: 10-12 | 1,537 student
  • Barling Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1400 D St
    Barling, AR 72923
    (479) 452-0211

    Grades: PK-6 | 396 students
  • Raymond F. Orr Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3609 Phoenix St
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 646-3711

    Grades: PK-6 | 398 students
  • Spradling Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4949 Spradling Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 783-8048

    Grades: PK-6 | 427 students
  • Tilles Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    815 N 16th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 785-5606

    Grades: PK-6 | 433 students
  • Sutton Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5001 Kelley Hwy
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 785-1778

    Grades: PK-6 | 535 students
  • Albert Pike Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4111 Park Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 783-4506

    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
  • William O. Darby Junior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    616 N 14th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-4159

    Grades: 7-9 | 670 students
  • Carnall Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2524 S Tulsa St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 646-3612

    Grades: PK-6 | 288 students
  • Howard Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1301 N 8th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-7382

    Grades: PK-6 | 376 students
  • Trusty Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3300 Harris Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 783-7720

    Grades: K-6 | 347 students
  • Sunnymede Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4201 North O St
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 783-6327

    Grades: K-6 | 634 students
  • Dora Kimmons Junior High School Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2201 N 50th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 785-2451

    Grades: 7-9 | 792 students
  • Northside High School Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2301 North B St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-1171

    Grades: 10-12 | 1,725 student
  • Harry C. Morrison Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3415 Newlon Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 782-7045

    Grades: PK-6 | 381 students
  • Belle Point Alternative Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1501 Dodson Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-7034

    Grades: 7-12 | 61 students
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