Bates Elementary School

14300 Dineen Dr
Little Rock, AR 72206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bates Elementary School serves 353 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bates Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 353 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Bates Elementary School's student population of 353 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Bates Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bates Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#865 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
31%
14%
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Black
36%
20%
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White
23%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bates Elementary School's ranking?
Bates Elementary School is ranked #865 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Bates Elementary School often compared to?
Bates Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Landmark Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Bates Elementary School?
353 students attend Bates Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
36% of Bates Elementary School students are Black, 31% of students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bates Elementary School?
Bates Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Bates Elementary School offer ?
Bates Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Bates Elementary School part of?
Bates Elementary School is part of Pulaski County Special School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 353 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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