Magnolia School District

1400 High School Dr
Magnolia, AR 71753
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,693 students in Magnolia 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 Magnolia School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Magnolia School District are East Side Elementary School, Central Elementary School and Magnolia Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Magnolia School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 64% 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
5 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
2,693 Students
486,305 Students
# Teachers
220 Teachers
38,542 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Magnolia 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 90-94% 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
#170 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Magnolia   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Magnolia   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)
38%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Magnolia   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
90-94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Magnolia   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
5 Students
2,872 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
23 Students
8,371 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
122 Students
66,327 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
14%
# Black Students
1,444 Students
96,156 Students
% Black Students
54%
20%
# White Students
973 Students
290,929 Students
% White Students
36%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
126 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
107
13,301
# Students in K Grade:
198
34,791
# Students in 1st Grade:
181
35,574
# Students in 2nd Grade:
199
35,591
# Students in 3rd Grade:
193
35,588
# Students in 4th Grade:
182
35,518
# Students in 5th Grade:
190
36,235
# Students in 6th Grade:
235
37,641
# Students in 7th Grade:
218
38,785
# Students in 8th Grade:
204
39,096
# Students in 9th Grade:
189
37,426
# Students in 10th Grade:
203
37,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
228
35,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
166
33,799
# Ungraded Students:
-
336

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,059 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,454. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,579 is higher than the state median of $11,200. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$30 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Magnolia   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)
$31 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Magnolia   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
$11,059
$11,454
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Magnolia   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
$11,579
$11,200
This chart display average spending per public school student in Magnolia   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 Magnolia School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Side Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1310 Hollensworth St
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 234-5611
Grades: K-2
| 578 students
Rank: #22.
Central Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
456 E North St
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 234-4911
Grades: 3-5
| 565 students
Rank: #33.
Magnolia Junior High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
540 E North St
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 234-2206
Grades: 6-8
| 657 students
Rank: #44.
Magnolia High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 High School Dr
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 234-4424
Grades: 9-12
| 786 students
Rank: n/an/a
Walker Pre-k Center
655 Hwy 79 S
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 234-8827
Grades: PK
| 107 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,693 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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