Mount Ida School District

338 Whittington St
Mount Ida, AR 71957
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 418 students in Mount Ida School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Mount Ida School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 9% 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
418 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
47 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Mount Ida School District, which is ranked within the top 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#78 out of 260 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Mount Ida   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mount Ida   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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mount Ida   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.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mount Ida   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.16
0.59
# American Indian Students
8 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
12 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
14%
# Black Students
2 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
1%
20%
# White Students
382 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
91%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
14 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
31
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
37
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
32
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
32
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
26
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
27
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
39
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
33
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
38
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
35
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
31
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
26
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
31
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,596 is higher than the state median of $12,367. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,907 is higher than the state median of $12,903. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$6 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mount Ida   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
$6 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total spending of Mount Ida   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
$14,596
$12,367
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mount Ida   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,907
$12,903
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mount Ida   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Mount Ida School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bobby Barrett Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
430 Ball Park Rd
Mount Ida, AR 71957
(870) 867-4596
Grades: K-6
| 224 students
Rank: #22.
Mount Ida High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
338 Whittington St
Mount Ida, AR 71957
(870) 867-4517
Grades: 7-12
| 194 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Mount Ida School District?
Mount Ida School District manages 2 public schools serving 418 students.
What is the rank of Mount Ida School District?
Mount Ida School District is ranked #91 out of 257 school districts in Arkansas (top 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: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Mount Ida School District?
91% of Mount Ida School District students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Mount Ida School District?
Mount Ida School District has a student/teacher ratio of 9:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Mount Ida School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,907 is higher than the state median of $12,903. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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