HOPE School District

117 E Second
Hope, AR 71801
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,291 students in HOPE 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 HOPE School District have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
2,291 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
225 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

HOPE School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 85-89% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
#231 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of HOPE   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
13%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of HOPE   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.
21%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of HOPE   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.
85-89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of HOPE   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.66
0.59
# American Indian Students
3 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
9 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
760 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
14%
# Black Students
1,010 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
44%
20%
# White Students
446 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
20%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
63 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
90
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
185
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
180
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
173
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
179
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
177
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
151
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
163
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
171
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
162
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
180
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
176
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
140
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
164
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,970 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,130 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$30 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of HOPE   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
$28 MM
$6,327 MM
This chart display total spending of HOPE   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
$12,970
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in HOPE   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,130
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in HOPE   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best HOPE School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hope Of Public Service
Alternative School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 W 6th St
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 777-3454
Grades: 5-8
| 220 students
Rank: #22.
Creative Action Team School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
513 Henry C Yerger St
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 722-2700
Grades: 4-12
| 33 students
Rank: #33.
Hope High School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 S Main St
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 777-3451
Grades: 9-12
| 630 students
Rank: #44.
Wm. Jefferson Clinton Primary School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Lakeshore Dr
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 722-2723
Grades: PK-4
| 983 students
Rank: #55.
Beryl Henry Upper Elem. School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 S Main St
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 777-6222
Grades: 5-6
| 201 students
Rank: #66.
Yerger Junior High School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 E 9th St
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 722-2770
Grades: 7-8
| 224 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to HOPE School District?
HOPE School District manages 6 public schools serving 2,291 students.
What is the rank of HOPE School District?
HOPE School District is ranked #232 out of 257 school districts in Arkansas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Arkansas school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in HOPE School District?
44% of HOPE School District students are Black, 33% of students are Hispanic, 20% of students are White, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of HOPE School District?
HOPE School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is HOPE School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,130 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,291 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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