Cavanaugh Elementary School serves 286 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cavanaugh Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 286 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 38%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in AR
- Math Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Cavanaugh Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Cavanaugh Elementary School's student population of 286 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Cavanaugh Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Cavanaugh Elementary School is 0.59, which is equal to 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
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#84 out of 993 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
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 Cavanaugh Elementary School's ranking?
Cavanaugh Elementary School is ranked #84 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Cavanaugh Elementary School often compared to?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Cavanaugh Elementary School?
286 students attend Cavanaugh Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Cavanaugh Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cavanaugh Elementary School?
Cavanaugh Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Cavanaugh Elementary School offer ?
Cavanaugh Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Cavanaugh Elementary School part of?
Cavanaugh Elementary School is part of Fort Smith School District.
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