Kirby School District

2614 Hwy 27n
Kirby, AR 71950
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 406 students in Kirby School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Kirby School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
406 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
45 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Kirby 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 90% has increased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
#155 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kirby   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
32%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kirby   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.
29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kirby   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.
≥90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kirby   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.28
0.59
# American Indian Students
1 Student
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
46 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
14%
# Black Students
2 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
1%
20%
# White Students
342 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
84%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
15 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
17
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
29
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
27
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
34
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
25
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
25
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
39
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
27
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
36
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
35
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
37
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
33
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
23
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
19
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,456 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,820 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
$5 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kirby   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
$4 MM
$6,327 MM
This chart display total spending of Kirby   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
$12,456
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kirby   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
$10,820
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kirby   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 Kirby School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kirby Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2614 Hwy 27 N
Kirby, AR 71950
(501) 398-4213
Grades: PK-6
| 223 students
Rank: #22.
Kirby High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2614 Hwy 27 N
Kirby, AR 71950
(501) 398-4211
Grades: 7-12
| 183 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Kirby School District?
Kirby School District manages 2 public schools serving 406 students.
What is the rank of Kirby School District?
Kirby School District is ranked #168 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: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Kirby School District?
84% of Kirby School District students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Kirby School District?
Kirby School District has a student/teacher ratio of 9:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Kirby School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,820 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: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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