Little Rock School District

810 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72201
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Little Rock 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 2022-23 school year, there are 43 public schools serving 21,612 students in Little Rock 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 Little Rock School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Little Rock School District are Forest Park Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary School and Don Roberts Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Little Rock 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 40% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
43 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
21,612 Students
486,305 Students
# Teachers
1,610 Teachers
38,542 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Little Rock School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 255 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 78% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#196 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Little Rock   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Little Rock   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)
34%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Little Rock   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
78%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Little Rock   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.58
0.59
# American Indian Students
75 Students
2,872 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
702 Students
8,371 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
3,384 Students
66,327 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
14%
# Black Students
13,090 Students
96,156 Students
% Black Students
61%
20%
# White Students
4,169 Students
290,929 Students
% White Students
19%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
22 Students
4,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
170 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
867
13,301
# Students in K Grade:
1,568
34,791
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,715
35,574
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,729
35,591
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,653
35,588
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,704
35,518
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,676
36,235
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,601
37,641
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,623
38,785
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,582
39,096
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,623
37,426
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,534
37,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,443
35,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,294
33,799
# Ungraded Students:
-
336

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,678 is higher than the state median of $11,454. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,536 is higher than the state median of $11,200. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$360 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Little Rock   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$357 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Little Rock   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,678
$11,454
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Little Rock   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,536
$11,200
This chart display average spending per public school student in Little Rock   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Little Rock School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Forest Park Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1600 N Tyler St
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 447-4500
Grades: PK-5
| 415 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2600 N Mckinley St
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 447-5000
Grades: PK-5
| 377 students
Rank: #33.
Don Roberts Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16601 Lamarche Dr
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 447-2500
Grades: K-5
| 1,012 students
Rank: #44.
Gibbs Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1115 W 16th St
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 447-4900
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #55.
Forest Heights Stem Academy
Math: 66% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5901 Evergreen
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 447-2700
Grades: K-8
| 723 students
Rank: #66.
Williams Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 67% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7301 Evergreen St
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 447-7100
Grades: K-5
| 408 students
Rank: #77.
Pinnacle View Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5701 Ranch Dr
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 447-8500
Grades: 6-8
| 903 students
Rank: #88.
Pulaski Heights Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
319 N Pine St
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 447-5900
Grades: K-5
| 260 students
Rank: #99.
Fulbright Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Pleasant Valley Dr
Little Rock, AR 72212
(501) 447-4700
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #1010.
Terry Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10800 Mara Lynn Dr
Little Rock, AR 72211
(501) 447-6500
Grades: PK-5
| 407 students
Rank: #1111.
Pulaski Heights Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
401 N Pine St
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 447-3200
Grades: 6-8
| 600 students
Rank: #1212.
Central High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 Park St
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 447-1400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,476 students
Rank: #1313.
Wakefield Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
75 Westminister Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 447-6600
Grades: K-5
| 471 students
Rank: #1414.
Parkview Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 Barrow Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-2300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,028 students
Rank: #1515.
Mann Magnet Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 39% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 E Roosevelt Rd
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 447-3100
Grades: 6-8
| 776 students
Rank: #1616.
Otter Creek Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
16000 Otter Creek Parkway
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 447-5800
Grades: K-5
| 397 students
Rank: #1717.
Carver Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2100 E Sixth St
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 447-4000
Grades: PK-5
| 252 students
Rank: #1818.
Booker Arts Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2016 Barber St
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 447-3800
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #1919.
Mcdermott Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Reservoir Rd
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 447-5500
Grades: K-5
| 310 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
David O'dodd Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6423 Stagecoach Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 234 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
M.l. King Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
907 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 447-5100
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Western Hills Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4901 Western Hills Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-6900
Grades: PK-5
| 260 students
Rank: #2323.
Romine Interdist. Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 Romine Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-6300
Grades: PK-5
| 223 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Bale Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6501 W 32nd St
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-3600
Grades: K-5
| 389 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Brady Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7915 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 447-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 399 students
Rank: #2626.
Stephens Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3700 W 18th St
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-6400
Grades: PK-5
| 448 students
Rank: #2727.
Mabelvale Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9401 Mabelvale Cut Off Rd
Mabelvale, AR 72103
(501) 447-5400
Grades: K-5
| 459 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Chicot Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
11100 Chicot Rd
Mabelvale, AR 72103
(501) 447-7000
Grades: PK-5
| 692 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Dunbar Magnet Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 20% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Wright Ave
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 447-2600
Grades: 6-8
| 477 students
Rank: #3030.
Meadowcliff Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Sheraton Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 447-5600
Grades: K-5
| 267 students
Rank: #3131.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2700 S Main St
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 447-6700
Grades: K-5
| 376 students
Rank: #3232.
Mabelvale Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
10811 Mabelvale W Rd
Mabelvale, AR 72103
(501) 447-3000
Grades: 6-8
| 584 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Cloverdale Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6300 Hinkson Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 447-2500
Grades: 6-8
| 601 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Henderson Middle School
Math: 11% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Barrow Rd
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 447-2800
Grades: 6-8
| 521 students
Rank: #3535.
Watson Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7000 Valley Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 447-6800
Grades: K-5
| 419 students
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 43 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 21,612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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