Pulaski County Special School District

925 E Dixon Rd
Little Rock, AR 72216
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 11,742 students in Pulaski County Special 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 Pulaski County Special School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 61% 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
24 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
11,742 Students
486,305 Students
# Teachers
877 Teachers
38,542 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Pulaski County Special 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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 72% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#159 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pulaski County Special   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
27%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pulaski County Special   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)
(20-21)
31%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pulaski County Special   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
(19-20)
85%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pulaski County Special   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.65
0.59
# American Indian Students
51 Students
2,872 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
298 Students
8,371 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,139 Students
66,327 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
14%
# Black Students
5,197 Students
96,156 Students
% Black Students
44%
20%
# White Students
4,597 Students
290,929 Students
% White Students
39%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
4,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
455 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
318
13,301
# Students in K Grade:
799
34,791
# Students in 1st Grade:
860
35,574
# Students in 2nd Grade:
788
35,591
# Students in 3rd Grade:
825
35,588
# Students in 4th Grade:
837
35,518
# Students in 5th Grade:
843
36,235
# Students in 6th Grade:
902
37,641
# Students in 7th Grade:
907
38,785
# Students in 8th Grade:
922
39,096
# Students in 9th Grade:
959
37,426
# Students in 10th Grade:
974
37,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
938
35,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
868
33,799
# Ungraded Students:
2
336

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,710 is higher than the state median of $11,454. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,118 is higher than the state median of $11,200. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$185 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pulaski County Special   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)
$213 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Pulaski County Special   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
$15,710
$11,454
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pulaski County Special   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
$18,118
$11,200
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pulaski County Special   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 Pulaski County Special School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Baker Interdistrict Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
15001 Kanis Rd
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 228-3250
Grades: PK-5
| 391 students
Rank: #22.
Chenal Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
21201 Denny Rd
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 490-2000
Grades: K-5
| 445 students
Rank: #33.
Cato Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9906 Cato Rd
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1160
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #44.
Sherwood Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
307 Verona Ave
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1150
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #55.
Pine Forest Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Pine Forest Dr
Maumelle, AR 72113
(501) 851-5380
Grades: K-5
| 411 students
Rank: #66.
Joe T. Robinson Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
21600 Hwy 10
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 868-2420
Grades: PK-5
| 230 students
Rank: #77.
Oakbrooke Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2200 Thornhill
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1190
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
Rank: #88.
Joe T. Robinson Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
21001 Hwy 10
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 868-2410
Grades: 6-8
| 566 students
Rank: #99.
Sylvan Hills Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
402 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1140
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #1010.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5703 Oak Grove Rd
North Little Rock, AR 72118
(501) 851-5370
Grades: PK-5
| 180 students
Rank: #1111.
Crystal Hill Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5001 N Shore Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72118
(501) 791-8000
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #1212.
Maumelle Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Carnaham Dr
Maumelle, AR 72113
(501) 851-8990
Grades: 6-8
| 675 students
Rank: #1313.
Landmark Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
16712 Arch St Pike
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 888-8790
Grades: PK-5
| 257 students
Rank: #1414.
Lawson Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
19901 Lawson Rd
Little Rock, AR 72210
(501) 821-7000
Grades: PK-5
| 199 students
Rank: #1515.
Sylvan Hills Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1120
Grades: 6-8
| 1,100 students
Rank: #1616.
Joe T. Robinson High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
21501 Hwy 10
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 868-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 732 students
Rank: #1717.
Maumelle High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Victory Ln
Maumelle, AR 72113
(501) 851-5350
Grades: 9-12
| 927 students
Rank: #1818.
Clinton Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
142 Hollywood Blvd
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1200
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #1919.
Sylvan Hills High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
484 Bear Paw Rd
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,473 students
Rank: #2020.
Bates Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14300 Dineen Dr
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 897-2171
Grades: PK-5
| 373 students
Rank: #2121.
Harris Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4424 Hwy 161 N
North Little Rock, AR 72117
(501) 955-3550
Grades: PK-5
| 160 students
Rank: #2222.
Fuller Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
808 E Dixon Rd
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 490-5730
Grades: 6-8
| 390 students
Rank: #2323.
College Station Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4710 Frazier Pike Rd
College Station, AR 72053
(501) 490-5750
Grades: PK-5
| 136 students
Rank: #2424.
Wilbur D. Mills High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1205 E Dixon Rd
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 490-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 609 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 24 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 11,742 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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