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 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), 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 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 366 students
Cato Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Cato Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Cato Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Cato Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Cato Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Cato Elementary School American Indian Students (2003-2013)
Asian
n/a
2%
Cato Elementary School Asian Students (1997-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Cato Elementary School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
n/a
21%
Cato Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
61%
Cato Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Cato Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.53 0.32
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 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,609 is higher than the state average of $11,020. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,387 is higher than the state average of $10,669. The district spending/student has declined by 27% over four years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
3
Number of Students Managed 16,648 913
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $208 MM $10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $204 MM $10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $11,609 $11,020
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $11,387 $10,669
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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