Ouachita River School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 748 students in Ouachita River 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 Ouachita River School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Ouachita River School District are Acorn Elementary School, Acorn High School and Oden Schools. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Ouachita River School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Ouachita River School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
748 Students
493,671 Students
# Teachers
62 Teachers
35,638 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Ouachita River School District, which is ranked within the top 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 80-89% has increased from 70-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#96 out of 260 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ouachita River   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ouachita River   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)
48%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ouachita River   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
80-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ouachita River   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.18
0.58
# American Indian Students
19 Students
3,122 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
14 Students
8,056 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
20 Students
64,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
13%
# Black Students
4 Students
100,781 Students
% Black Students
n/a
20%
# White Students
677 Students
300,354 Students
% White Students
90%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,008 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
14 Students
12,730 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
20
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
55
36,826
# Students in 1st Grade:
57
36,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
61
36,479
# Students in 3rd Grade:
61
37,371
# Students in 4th Grade:
55
38,497
# Students in 5th Grade:
49
38,538
# Students in 6th Grade:
55
36,264
# Students in 7th Grade:
54
36,300
# Students in 8th Grade:
61
36,505
# Students in 9th Grade:
54
37,639
# Students in 10th Grade:
65
37,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
54
35,322
# Students in 12th Grade:
47
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
-
285

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,574 is higher than the state median of $11,096. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,016 is higher than the state median of $10,945. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ouachita River   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$9 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Ouachita River   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,574
$11,096
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ouachita River   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,016
$10,945
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ouachita River   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Ouachita River School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Acorn Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
143 Polk 96
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-4833
Grades: PK-6
| 318 students
Rank: #22.
Acorn High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
143 Polk 96
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-5544
Grades: 7-12
| 256 students
Rank: #33.
Oden Schools
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
135 School Dr
Oden, AR 71961
(870) 326-4311
Grades: K-12
| 174 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 748 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.18

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