250 University Dr
Monticello, AR 71655
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Drew Central Elementary School serves 522 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Drew Central Elementary 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 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 522 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Drew Central Elementary School's student population of 522 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
522 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Drew Central Elementary 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 Drew Central Elementary School is 0.53, 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
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#778 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
20-24%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
20-24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
28%
20%
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White
63%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Drew Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Drew Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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 36% AR state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

How many students attend Drew Central Elementary School?

522 students attend Drew Central Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

63% of Drew Central Elementary School students are White, 28% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Drew Central Elementary School?

Drew Central Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Drew Central Elementary School offer ?

Drew Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4

What school district is Drew Central Elementary School part of?

Drew Central Elementary School is part of Drew Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 522 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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