City Heights Elementary School

301 Mt Vista Ave
Van Buren, AR 72956
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
5.00 (1 review)
City Heights Elementary School serves 367 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
City Heights 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

City Heights Elementary School's student population of 367 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Rankings

City Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 City Heights Elementary School is 0.47, 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
#31 out of 998 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
13%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
71%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.470.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVan Buren School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to City Heights Elementary School is Van Buren Freshman Academy (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Butterfield Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parkview Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Van Buren Parkview Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 431 students
    0.2 miles
    605 Parkview St
    Van Buren, AR 72956
    (479) 474-8730
    0.2 K-5 431
  • Van Buren Butterfield Junior High School Math: 45% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 663 students
    0.7 miles
    310 N 11th St
    Van Buren, AR 72956
    (479) 474-6838
    0.7 6-8 663
  • Van Buren Van Buren Freshman Academy Math: 36% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9 | 422 students
    1.0 miles
    821 Pointer Trail
    Van Buren, AR 72956
    (479) 471-3160
    1 9 422
  • Van Buren King Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 561 students
    1.1 miles
    400 N 19th St
    Van Buren, AR 72956
    (479) 474-2661
    1.1 PK-5 561
  • Van Buren Izard Center For Learning
    Grades: K-12 | 108 students
    1.3 miles
    501 N 24th St
    Van Buren, AR 72956
    (479) 471-3150
    1.3 K-12 108

School Reviews

5  
I loved this school! I''ve went there since I was 5, and i''m just now going into middle school this year. The teachers are incredible; the activities are so entertaining, and I have made so many good friends from there. I wish it did not shut down, so I could at least see it again before I moved on. I miss my CH squad and wish we could all have a reunion. Rise and shout, the Cougars are out!
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