Pottsville School District

7000 Sr 247
Pottsville, AR 72858
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,826 students in Pottsville School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Pottsville School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 11% 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
4 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
1,826 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
171 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Pottsville School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
#12 out of 260 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pottsville   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
55%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pottsville   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.
54%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pottsville   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.
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pottsville   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.20
0.59
# American Indian Students
8 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
18 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
143 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
14%
# Black Students
27 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
2%
20%
# White Students
1,629 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
89%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
33
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
160
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
145
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
131
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
133
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
125
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
125
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
153
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
148
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
157
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
128
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
140
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
125
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
123
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,573 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,127 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$19 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pottsville   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
$19 MM
$6,327 MM
This chart display total spending of Pottsville   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
$10,573
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pottsville   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
$10,127
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pottsville   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 Pottsville School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pottsville Middle Grade
(Math: 70% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6926 Sr 247
Pottsville, AR 72858
(479) 890-6631
Grades: 4-6
| 403 students
Rank: #22.
Pottsville Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
87 South B St
Pottsville, AR 72858
(479) 968-2133
Grades: PK-3
| 602 students
Rank: #33.
Pottsville Junior High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
250 Apache Dr
Pottsville, AR 72858
(479) 968-6334
Grades: 7-9
| 433 students
Rank: #44.
Pottsville High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 Apache Dr
Pottsville, AR 72858
(479) 968-6334
Grades: 10-12
| 388 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pottsville School District?
Pottsville School District manages 4 public schools serving 1,826 students.
What is the rank of Pottsville School District?
Pottsville School District is ranked #10 out of 257 school districts in Arkansas (top 5%) 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 overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
What is the racial composition of students in Pottsville School District?
89% of Pottsville School District students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pottsville School District?
Pottsville School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Pottsville School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,127 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,826 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in AR)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 55% (Top 5%)
  • : 54% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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