Chenal Elementary School

  • Chenal Elementary School serves 529 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Chenal Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Chenal Elementary School's student population of 529 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students529 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chenal Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chenal Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#23 out of 1008 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
47%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
53%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
13%
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Black
19%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Chenal Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
66%
60%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chenal Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.520.57
This chart display the diversity score of Chenal Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
26%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePulaski Co. Spec. School Dist. School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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