Searcy School District

801 N Elm St
Searcy, AR 72143
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,947 students in Searcy School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Searcy School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Searcy School District are Westside Elementary School, Southwest Middle School and Mcrae Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Searcy School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 40% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
3,947 Students
486,305 Students
# Teachers
296 Teachers
38,542 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Searcy School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 87% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#37 out of 260 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Searcy   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Searcy   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)
53%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Searcy   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
87%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Searcy   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.48
0.59
# American Indian Students
3 Students
2,872 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
55 Students
8,371 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
410 Students
66,327 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
14%
# Black Students
410 Students
96,156 Students
% Black Students
10%
20%
# White Students
2,796 Students
290,929 Students
% White Students
71%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
273 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
13,301
# Students in K Grade:
327
34,791
# Students in 1st Grade:
306
35,574
# Students in 2nd Grade:
305
35,591
# Students in 3rd Grade:
304
35,588
# Students in 4th Grade:
297
35,518
# Students in 5th Grade:
320
36,235
# Students in 6th Grade:
337
37,641
# Students in 7th Grade:
337
38,785
# Students in 8th Grade:
312
39,096
# Students in 9th Grade:
315
37,426
# Students in 10th Grade:
278
37,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
236
35,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
254
33,799
# Ungraded Students:
19
336

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,991 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,454. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,158 is less than the state median of $11,200. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$43 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Searcy   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)
$40 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Searcy   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
$10,991
$11,454
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Searcy   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
$10,158
$11,200
This chart display average spending per public school student in Searcy   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 Searcy School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Westside Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
512 Country Club Rd
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 268-0111
Grades: K-3
| 467 students
Rank: #22.
Southwest Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1103 Woodruff St
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 268-3125
Grades: 4-6
| 957 students
Rank: #33.
Mcrae Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
609 W Mcrae
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 268-3936
Grades: K-3
| 433 students
Rank: #44.
Ahlf Junior High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
308 W Vine
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 268-3158
Grades: 7-8
| 652 students
Rank: #55.
Sidney Deener Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
163 Cloverdale Blvd
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 268-3850
Grades: K-3
| 349 students
Rank: #66.
Searcy High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 N Ella
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 268-8315
Grades: 9-12
| 1,089 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 3,947 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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