Barling Elementary School

  • Barling Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Barling Elementary School's student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barling Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barling Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#257 out of 999 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
19%
13%
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Black
2%
21%
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White
66%
60%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barling Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.530.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barling Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Smith School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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