Jackson County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools serving 658 students in Jackson County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Arkansas.
Public Elementary Schools in Jackson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the Arkansas public elementary school average of 53%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Jackson County School District are Swifton Middle School and Tuckerman Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Arkansas public elementary school average of 40% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Jackson County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
2 Schools
697 Schools
# Students
658 Students
312,099 Students
# Teachers
47 Teachers
21,136 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Jackson County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 251 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 90% 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
#22 out of 260 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jackson County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jackson County   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)
56%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jackson County   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
≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jackson County   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.16
0.58
# American Indian Students
4 Students
1,915 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
4,853 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
10 Students
42,365 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
13%
# Black Students
39 Students
64,323 Students
% Black Students
6%
21%
# White Students
601 Students
187,184 Students
% White Students
91%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,745 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
4 Students
8,702 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
98
14,701
# Students in K Grade:
75
35,581
# Students in 1st Grade:
84
36,736
# Students in 2nd Grade:
68
36,547
# Students in 3rd Grade:
78
37,423
# Students in 4th Grade:
59
38,739
# Students in 5th Grade:
56
38,799
# Students in 6th Grade:
65
36,316
# Students in 7th Grade:
75
20,165
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
14,558
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
756
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
639
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
510
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
510
# Ungraded Students:
-
119

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,494 in this school district is less 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 $9,623 is less than the state median of $11,153. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jackson County   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
$10 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Jackson County   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
$9,494
$11,290
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jackson County   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
$9,623
$11,153
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jackson County   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 Jackson County School District Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Swifton Middle School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 Ashley
Swifton, AR 72471
(870) 485-2336
Grades: 5-7
| 196 students
Rank: #22.
Tuckerman Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 N Dowell St
Tuckerman, AR 72473
(870) 349-2312
Grades: PK-4
| 462 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 658 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.16

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