Hwy 16
Deer, AR 72628
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Deer K-12 School serves 240 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Deer K-12 School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Deer K-12 School's student population of 240 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Deer K-12 School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Deer K-12 School is 0.10, 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
#800 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
White
95%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
15%
8%
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School District Name
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?

20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of Deer K-12 School?

The graduation rate of Deer K-12 School is 80%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 86%.

How many students attend Deer K-12 School?

240 students attend Deer K-12 School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

95% of Deer K-12 School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Deer K-12 School?

Deer K-12 School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Deer K-12 School offer ?

Deer K-12 School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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