Dewitt Elementary School

  • Dewitt Elementary School serves 523 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dewitt Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Dewitt Elementary School's student population of 523 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students523 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Dewitt Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dewitt Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Dewitt Elementary School is 0.40, 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#641 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dewitt 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dewitt 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Dewitt Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dewitt Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
12%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dewitt Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
76%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dewitt Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dewitt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dewitt Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.400.58
This chart display the diversity score of Dewitt Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dewitt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dewitt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDewitt School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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