2801 Spring St
Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Cutter-morning Star Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Cutter-morning Star Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cutter-morning Star Elementary School's student population of 329 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Cutter-morning Star Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Cutter-morning Star Elementary School is 0.41, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#458 out of 993 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
14%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
76%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

How many students attend Cutter-morning Star Elementary School?

329 students attend Cutter-morning Star Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

76% of Cutter-morning Star Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Cutter-morning Star Elementary School?

Cutter-morning Star Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Cutter-morning Star Elementary School offer ?

Cutter-morning Star Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Cutter-morning Star Elementary School part of?

Cutter-morning Star Elementary School is part of Cutter-Morning Star School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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