Bob Folsom Elementary School

230 S Grace Ln
Farmington, AR 72730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Bob Folsom Elementary School serves 356 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Bob Folsom Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Bob Folsom Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Bob Folsom Elementary School's student population of 356 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Bob Folsom Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bob Folsom Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#65 out of 1008 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
13%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
87%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.240.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFarmington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bob Folsom Elementary School is Farmington Career Academies (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Randall G. Lynch Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Farmington Farmington Career Academies Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 558 students
    0.4 miles
    278 W Main St
    Farmington, AR 72730
    (479) 266-1861
    0.4 10-12 558
  • Farmington Farmington Freshman Academy Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9 | 199 students
    0.4 miles
    278 W Main St
    Farmington, AR 72730
    (479) 266-1800
    0.4 9 199
  • Farmington Randall G. Lynch Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 579 students
    0.5 miles
    359 W Rheas Mill Rd
    Farmington, AR 72730
    (479) 266-1842
    0.5 6-8 579
  • Farmington George R Ledbetter Intermediate Math: 66% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 4-5 | 400 students
    0.6 miles
    14 N Double Springs Rd
    Farmington, AR 72730
    (479) 266-1811
    0.6 4-5 400
  • Farmington Jerry Pop Williams Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-3 | 383 students
    1.6 miles
    322 N Broyles St
    Farmington, AR 72730
    (479) 267-6013
    1.6 K-3 383

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