Jacksonville North Pulaski School District

1414 W Main
Jacksonville, AR 72076
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Jacksonville North Pulaski 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,095 students in Jacksonville North Pulaski 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 Jacksonville North Pulaski School District have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
4,095 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
302 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Jacksonville North Pulaski 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 79% has decreased from 87% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (AR)
#229 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jacksonville North Pulaski   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
18%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jacksonville North Pulaski   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.
20%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jacksonville North Pulaski   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.
79%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jacksonville North Pulaski   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.59
0.59
# American Indian Students
28 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
40 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
305 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
14%
# Black Students
2,241 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
55%
20%
# White Students
1,369 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
33%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
107 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
249
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
317
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
315
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
330
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
337
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
304
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
319
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
302
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
288
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
262
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
359
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
273
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
268
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
172
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,192 is higher than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,036 is higher than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$62 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jacksonville North Pulaski   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
$74 MM
$6,327 MM
This chart display total spending of Jacksonville North Pulaski   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
$15,192
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jacksonville North Pulaski   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
$18,036
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jacksonville North Pulaski   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 Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bayou Meto Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
26405 Hwy 107
Jacksonville, AR 72076
(501) 988-4131
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
Rank: #22.
Bobby G Lester Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Harris Rd
Jacksonville, AR 72076
(501) 982-7456
Grades: K-5
| 520 students
Rank: #33.
Jacksonville Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
718 Harris Rd
Jacksonville, AR 72076
(501) 982-1587
Grades: 6-8
| 852 students
Rank: #44.
Murrell Taylor Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 Murrell Taylor Dr
Jacksonville, AR 72076
(501) 985-1581
Grades: K-5
| 364 students
Rank: #55.
Jacksonville High School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 Linda Ln
Jacksonville, AR 72076
(501) 982-2128
Grades: 9-12
| 1,072 students
Rank: n/an/a
Adkins Pre-k Center
500 Cloverdale Rd
Jacksonville, AR 72076
(501) 982-3117
Grades: PK
| 193 students
Rank: n/an/a
2400 Linda Lane
Jacksonville, AR 72076
(501) 982-9541
Grades: K-5
| 677 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Jacksonville North Pulaski School District?
Jacksonville North Pulaski School District manages 7 public schools serving 4,095 students.
What is the rank of Jacksonville North Pulaski School District?
Jacksonville North Pulaski School District is ranked #231 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%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Jacksonville North Pulaski School District?
55% of Jacksonville North Pulaski School District students are Black, 33% of students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Jacksonville North Pulaski School District?
Jacksonville North Pulaski School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Jacksonville North Pulaski School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $18,036 is higher than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,095 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • : 79% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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