161 Mildred Simpson Dr
Norfork, AR 72658
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Arrie Goforth Elementary School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Arrie Goforth Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Arrie Goforth Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

Arrie Goforth Elementary School's student population of 248 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Arrie Goforth Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Arrie Goforth Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#197 out of 998 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
96%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Arrie Goforth Elementary School's ranking?

Arrie Goforth Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Arrie Goforth Elementary School?

248 students attend Arrie Goforth Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

96% of Arrie Goforth Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Arrie Goforth Elementary School?

Arrie Goforth Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Arrie Goforth Elementary School offer ?

Arrie Goforth Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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