Gurdon School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 750 students in Gurdon School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Gurdon School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Gurdon School District are Cabe Middle School, Gurdon Primary School and Gurdon High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Gurdon School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Gurdon School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
750 Students
493,671 Students
# Teachers
62 Teachers
35,638 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Gurdon School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 80-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#229 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gurdon   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gurdon   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)
30%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gurdon   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
80-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gurdon   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.62
0.58
# American Indian Students
1 Student
3,122 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
8,056 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
155 Students
64,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
13%
# Black Students
181 Students
100,781 Students
% Black Students
24%
20%
# White Students
399 Students
300,354 Students
% White Students
53%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,008 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
12 Students
12,730 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
40
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
59
36,826
# Students in 1st Grade:
76
36,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
37
36,479
# Students in 3rd Grade:
44
37,371
# Students in 4th Grade:
70
38,497
# Students in 5th Grade:
66
38,538
# Students in 6th Grade:
47
36,264
# Students in 7th Grade:
48
36,300
# Students in 8th Grade:
61
36,505
# Students in 9th Grade:
59
37,639
# Students in 10th Grade:
44
37,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
41
35,322
# Students in 12th Grade:
57
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
1
285

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,813 in this school district is less 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 $10,552 is less 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
$8 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gurdon   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
$8 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Gurdon   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
$10,813
$11,096
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gurdon   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
$10,552
$10,945
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gurdon   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 Gurdon School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cabe Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7780 Hwy 67 S
Gurdon, AR 71743
(870) 353-4311
Grades: 5-8
| 222 students
Rank: #22.
Gurdon Primary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
401 N 10th St
Gurdon, AR 71743
(870) 353-4321
Grades: PK-4
| 326 students
Rank: #33.
Gurdon High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7777 Hwy 67 S
Gurdon, AR 71743
(870) 353-5123
Grades: 9-12
| 202 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 750 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62

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