HOPE School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,385 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 26% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in HOPE School District are Hope Academy, Wm. Jefferson Clinton Primary and Yerger Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. HOPE School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

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%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
HOPE School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
2,385 Students
494,601 Students
# Teachers
189 Teachers
35,691 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

HOPE 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 75-79% 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
#218 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of HOPE   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
47%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75-79%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of HOPE   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.65
0.58
# American Indian Students
4 Students
3,128 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
9 Students
8,059 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
807 Students
64,752 Students
% Hispanic Students
34%
13%
# Black Students
1,083 Students
101,003 Students
% Black Students
46%
20%
# White Students
449 Students
300,864 Students
% White Students
19%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,013 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
33 Students
12,770 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
138
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
208
36,885
# Students in 1st Grade:
188
36,736
# Students in 2nd Grade:
193
36,547
# Students in 3rd Grade:
193
37,423
# Students in 4th Grade:
163
38,739
# Students in 5th Grade:
177
38,799
# Students in 6th Grade:
191
36,316
# Students in 7th Grade:
154
36,351
# Students in 8th Grade:
164
36,534
# Students in 9th Grade:
162
37,659
# Students in 10th Grade:
166
37,160
# Students in 11th Grade:
154
35,335
# Students in 12th Grade:
129
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
5
286

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,461 is higher than the state median of $11,290. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,917 is higher than the state median of $11,153. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$27 MM
$10 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$28 MM
$10 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,461
$11,290
This chart display average revenue per public school student in HOPE   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
$11,917
$11,153
This chart display average spending per public school student in HOPE   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 HOPE School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hope Academy
Alternative School
Math: 40% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 W 6th St
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 777-3454
Grades: 5-9
| 357 students
Rank: #22.
Wm. Jefferson Clinton Primary
Math: 39% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Lakeshore Dr
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 722-2723
Grades: K-4
| 946 students
Rank: #33.
Yerger Junior High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 E 9th St
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 722-2770
Grades: 7-8
| 221 students
Rank: #44.
Beryl Henry Upper Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 S Main St
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 777-6222
Grades: 5-6
| 263 students
Rank: #55.
Hope High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 S Main St
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 777-3451
Grades: 7-12
| 598 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 2,385 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65

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