Drew Central Elementary School

  • Drew Central Elementary School serves 482 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Drew Central Elementary School's student population of 482 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Drew Central 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 Drew Central Elementary School is 0.57, 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#814 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
13%
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Black
27%
20%
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White
60%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDrew Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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