Texarkana School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools in Texarkana School District, serving 4,321 students. Texarkana School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Public schools in Texarkana School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
The top ranked public schools in Texarkana School District are Edward D. Trice Elementary School, Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School and College Hill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameTexarkana School District
School District Websitehttp://txk.k12.ar.us
School District Phone Number(870) 772-3371
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
# of Schools9 Schools1,087 Schools
# of Students4,321 Students496,099 Students
# of Teachers299 Teachers35,801 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1

District Comparison

Texarkana School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 262 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#182 out of 262 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Texarkana   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Texarkana   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texarkana   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Texarkana   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.570.58
# of American Indian Students6 Students3,146 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students19 Students8,074 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students201 Students64,857 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
13%
# of Black Students2,380 Students101,315 Students
% Black Students
55%
20%
# of White Students1,537 Students301,858 Students
% White Students
36%
61%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students4,014 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students174 Students12,823 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:35916,843
# of Students in Kindergarten:31736,976
# of Students in 1st Grade:34136,844
# of Students in 2nd Grade:37036,929
# of Students in 3rd Grade:36237,788
# of Students in 4th Grade:34038,814
# of Students in 5th Grade:36838,853
# of Students in 6th Grade:30636,316
# of Students in 7th Grade:28436,431
# of Students in 8th Grade:26536,623
# of Students in 9th Grade:27737,736
# of Students in 10th Grade:25037,222
# of Students in 11th Grade:27135,386
# of Students in 12th Grade:21133,052
# of Ungraded Students: - 286

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,399 is higher than the state median of $11,132. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,270 is higher than the state median of $11,221. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$50 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Texarkana   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$50 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Texarkana   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,399$11,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Texarkana   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,270$11,221
This chart display average spending per public school student in Texarkana   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Texarkana School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Edward D. Trice Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4505 Pinson St
    Texarkana, AR 71854
    (870) 772-8431

    Grades: K-4 | 558 students
  • Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1002 E 35th St
    Texarkana, AR 71854
    (870) 774-9691

    Grades: PK-4 | 432 students
  • College Hill Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Artesian St
    Texarkana, AR 71854
    (870) 774-9111

    Grades: PK-4 | 523 students
  • Arkansas High School Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1500 Jefferson Ave
    Texarkana, AR 71854
    (870) 774-7641

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,009 student
  • North Heights Junior High School Magnet School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2118 E 35th St
    Texarkana, AR 71854
    (870) 773-1091

    Grades: 7-8 | 549 students
  • Fairview Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 E 16th St
    Texarkana, AR 71854
    (870) 774-9211

    Grades: PK-4 | 296 students
  • Union Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1701 Line Ferry Rd
    Texarkana, AR 71854
    (870) 772-7341

    Grades: PK-4 | 280 students
  • College Hill Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 Forrest St
    Texarkana, AR 71854
    (870) 772-0281

    Grades: 5-6 | 674 students
  • Washington Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1900 Marietta St
    Lake Providence, LA 71254
    (870) 772-4792

    Grades: 8-12 | 99 students
  • Texarkana Area Vocational Center Vocational School
    3512 Grand Ave
    Texarkana, AR 71854
    (870) 774-7641

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
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