233 N 11th St
Arkadelphia, AR 71923
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Central Primary School serves 279 students in grades 2-3.
Central Primary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Central Primary School's student population of 279 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-3
Total Students
279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Primary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central Primary School is 0.55, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#524 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
37%
20%
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White
56%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 2-3
  • Students: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 30%)

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