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 4 public elementary schools serving 1,437 students in HOPE School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Arkansas.
Public Elementary Schools in HOPE School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Arkansas public elementary school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public elementary school average of 41% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
6 Schools
698 Schools
# Students
2,291 Students
308,301 Students
# Teachers
225 Teachers
20,933 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.
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
0.60
# American Indian Students
3 Students
1,774 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
9 Students
5,420 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
760 Students
43,362 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
14%
# Black Students
1,010 Students
60,177 Students
% Black Students
44%
19%
# White Students
446 Students
181,620 Students
% White Students
20%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
3,237 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
63 Students
12,711 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
90
13,203
# Students in K Grade:
185
35,270
# 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
21,946
# Students in 8th Grade:
162
16,334
# Students in 9th Grade:
180
2,005
# Students in 10th Grade:
176
1,701
# Students in 11th Grade:
140
1,816
# Students in 12th Grade:
164
1,468
# Ungraded Students:
-
58

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 Elementary 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.
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: #44.
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

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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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