Chenal Elementary School

21201 Denny Rd
Little Rock, AR 72223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Chenal Elementary School serves 497 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

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 497 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Chenal Elementary School is 0.53, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#41 out of 1008 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
10%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
18%
20%
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White
66%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.530.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePulaski County Special School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chenal Elementary School is Joe T. Robinson High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Joe T. Robinson Middle School (2.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Little Rock Joe T. Robinson High School Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 573 students
    2.5 miles
    21501 Hwy 10
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 868-2400
    2.5 9-12 573
  • Little Rock Joe T. Robinson Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 465 students
    2.5 miles
    21001 Hwy 10
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 868-2410
    2.5 6-8 465
  • Little Rock Joe T. Robinson Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 221 students
    2.7 miles
    21600 Hwy 10
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 868-2420
    2.7 PK-5 221
  • Little Rock Don Roberts Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 920 students
    3.0 miles
    16601 Lamarche Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 447-2500
    3 K-5 920
  • Little Rock Pinnacle View Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-7 | 515 students
    3.0 miles
    5701 Ranch Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 447-8500
    3 6-7 515

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