Cato Elementary School

Tel: (501)833-1160
  • Cato Elementary School serves 366 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Cato Elementary School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 366 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students366 students
Cato Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Cato Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Cato Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCato Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
Cato Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Cato Elementary School American Indian Students (2003-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Cato Elementary School Asian Students (1997-2010)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Cato Elementary School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
34%
21%
Cato Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
60%
61%
Cato Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.530.57
Cato Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
64%
53%
Cato Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
9%
Cato Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pulaski Co. Spec. School District's student population of 16,648 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,691 is higher than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,510 is higher than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District NamePulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
3
Number of Students Managed16,648913
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$210 MM$10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$278 MM$10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,691$10,220
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,510$10,673
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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