Pottsville School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,781 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 68% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Pottsville School District are Pottsville Elementary School, Pottsville Middle Grade and Pottsville Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Pottsville School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

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 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Pottsville 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
4 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
1,781 Students
493,671 Students
# Teachers
129 Teachers
35,638 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Pottsville School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#7 out of 260 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pottsville   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
47%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pottsville   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.21
0.58
# American Indian Students
12 Students
3,122 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
18 Students
8,056 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
137 Students
64,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
13%
# Black Students
27 Students
100,781 Students
% Black Students
1%
20%
# White Students
1,581 Students
300,354 Students
% White Students
89%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
4,008 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
5 Students
12,730 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
35
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
132
36,826
# Students in 1st Grade:
116
36,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
139
36,479
# Students in 3rd Grade:
144
37,371
# Students in 4th Grade:
150
38,497
# Students in 5th Grade:
131
38,538
# Students in 6th Grade:
152
36,264
# Students in 7th Grade:
144
36,300
# Students in 8th Grade:
135
36,505
# Students in 9th Grade:
123
37,639
# Students in 10th Grade:
134
37,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
134
35,322
# Students in 12th Grade:
112
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
-
285

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,489 in this school district is less 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 $8,985 is less 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
$17 MM
$11 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$16 MM
$10 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,489
$11,096
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pottsville   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
$8,985
$10,945
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pottsville   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 Pottsville School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pottsville Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
87 South B St
Pottsville, AR 72858
(479) 968-2133
Grades: PK-3
| 566 students
Rank: #22.
Pottsville Middle Grade
Math: 76% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6926 Sr 247
Pottsville, AR 72858
(479) 890-6631
Grades: 4-6
| 433 students
Rank: #33.
Pottsville Junior High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
250 Apache Dr
Pottsville, AR 72858
(479) 968-6334
Grades: 7-9
| 402 students
Rank: #44.
Pottsville High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 Apache Dr
Pottsville, AR 72858
(479) 968-6334
Grades: 10-12
| 380 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,781 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 1% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21

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