Bernice Young Elementary School

301 Pippen Apple Cir
Springdale, AR 72762
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 535 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Bernice Young Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 535 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 5% in AR
  • : 68% (Top 5%)
  • : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Bernice Young Elementary School's student population of 535 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
535 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Bernice Young Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bernice Young Elementary School is 0.47, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
#36 out of 993 schools
(Top 5%)
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68%
36%
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58%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
14%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
71%
59%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.47
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bernice Young Elementary School's ranking?
Bernice Young Elementary School is ranked #36 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Bernice Young Elementary School often compared to?
Bernice Young Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hunt Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Bernice Young Elementary School?
535 students attend Bernice Young Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Bernice Young Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bernice Young Elementary School?
Bernice Young Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Bernice Young Elementary School offer ?
Bernice Young Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Bernice Young Elementary School part of?
Bernice Young Elementary School is part of Springdale School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 535 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 68% (Top 5%)
  • : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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