Pulaski County Special School District

925 E Dixon Rd
Little Rock, AR 72216
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 2024 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 11,709 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 27% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
26 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
11,709 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
931 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Pulaski County Special School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 83% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
#165 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pulaski County Special   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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.
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.
83%
87%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.65
0.59
# American Indian Students
53 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
281 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,192 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
14%
# Black Students
5,244 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
45%
20%
# White Students
4,466 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
38%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
465 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
444
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
822
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
784
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
829
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
787
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
825
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
819
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
845
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
948
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
903
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,045
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
921
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
859
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
874
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
4
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,507 is higher than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,426 is higher than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$170 MM
$6,371 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$181 MM
$6,327 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,507
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pulaski County Special   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
$15,426
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pulaski County Special   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 Pulaski County Special School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Baker Interdistrict Elem. Sch.
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
15001 Kanis Rd
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 228-3250
Grades: PK-5
| 355 students
Rank: #22.
Chenal Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
21201 Denny Rd
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 490-2000
Grades: K-5
| 451 students
Rank: #33.
Joe T. Robinson Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21001 Hwy 10
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 868-2410
Grades: 6-8
| 554 students
Rank: #44.
Sherwood Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
307 Verona Ave
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1150
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
Rank: #55.
Oakbrooke Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2200 Thornhill
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1190
Grades: PK-5
| 415 students
Rank: #66.
Pine Forest Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 Pine Forest Dr
Maumelle, AR 72113
(501) 851-5380
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: #77.
Cato Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9906 Cato Rd
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1160
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students
Rank: #88.
Joe T. Robinson Elem. School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
21600 Hwy 10
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 868-2420
Grades: PK-5
| 263 students
Rank: #99.
Sylvan Hills Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
402 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1140
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
Rank: #1010.
Joe T. Robinson High School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
21501 Hwy 10
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 868-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 710 students
Rank: #1111.
Lawson Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
19901 Lawson Rd
Little Rock, AR 72210
(501) 821-7000
Grades: PK-5
| 209 students
Rank: #1212.
Maumelle Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Carnaham Dr
Maumelle, AR 72113
(501) 851-8990
Grades: 6-8
| 612 students
Rank: #1313.
Sylvan Hills Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1120
Grades: 6-8
| 1,002 students
Rank: #1414.
Oak Grove Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5703 Oak Grove Rd
North Little Rock, AR 72118
(501) 851-5370
Grades: PK-5
| 180 students
Rank: #1515.
Sylvan Hills High School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
484 Bear Paw Rd
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,003 students
Rank: #1616.
Maumelle High School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Victory Ln
Maumelle, AR 72113
(501) 851-5350
Grades: 9-12
| 875 students
Rank: #1717.
Crystal Hill Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5001 N Shore Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72118
(501) 791-8000
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Rank: #1818.
Mills Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
808 E Dixon Rd
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 490-5730
Grades: 6-8
| 381 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Bates Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14300 Dineen Dr
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 897-2171
Grades: PK-5
| 353 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Landmark Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
16712 Arch St Pike
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 888-8790
Grades: PK-5
| 243 students
Rank: #2121.
Clinton Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
142 Hollywood Blvd
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1200
Grades: PK-5
| 531 students
Rank: #2222.
Harris Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4424 Hwy 161 N
North Little Rock, AR 72117
(501) 955-3550
Grades: PK-5
| 147 students
Rank: #2323.
Mills University Studies High School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1205 E Dixon Rd
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 490-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 568 students
Rank: #2424.
College Station Elem. School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4710 Frazier Pike Rd
College Station, AR 72053
(501) 490-5750
Grades: PK-5
| 120 students
Rank: n/an/a
Driven Virtual Academy
Charter School
21001 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 234-3703
Grades: K-12
| 609 students
Rank: n/an/a
10020 Bamboo Lane
Sherwood, AR 72120
(501) 833-1170
Grades: 9-10
| 348 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pulaski County Special School District?
Pulaski County Special School District manages 26 public schools serving 11,709 students.
What is the rank of Pulaski County Special School District?
Pulaski County Special School District is ranked #163 out of 257 school districts in Arkansas (bottom 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: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Pulaski County Special School District?
45% of Pulaski County Special School District students are Black, 38% of students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pulaski County Special School District?
Pulaski County Special School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Pulaski County Special School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,426 is higher than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 26 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 11,709 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : 83% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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