Chenal Elementary School

21201 Denny Rd
Little Rock, AR 72223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 451 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Chenal Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Top 5% in AR
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • : 63% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Chenal Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Chenal Elementary School's student population of 451 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Chenal Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Chenal Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than 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
This School
State Level (AR)
#23 out of 993 schools
(Top 5%)
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73%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chenal Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
63%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chenal Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
20%
20%
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White
61%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Chenal Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chenal Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chenal Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chenal Elementary School's ranking?
Chenal Elementary School is ranked #23 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Chenal Elementary School often compared to?
Chenal Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Baker Interdistrict Elem. Sch., Don Roberts Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
73% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Chenal Elementary School?
451 students attend Chenal Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Chenal Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Black, 9% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chenal Elementary School?
Chenal Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Chenal Elementary School offer ?
Chenal Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Chenal Elementary School part of?
Chenal Elementary School is part of Pulaski County Special School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • : 63% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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