Ellen Smith Elementary School

1601 S Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ellen Smith Elementary School serves 441 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ellen Smith Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Ellen Smith Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Ellen Smith Elementary School's student population of 441 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Ellen Smith Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Ellen Smith Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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
#102 out of 1008 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
13%
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Black
26%
20%
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White
51%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.650.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameConway School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ellen Smith Elementary School is Conway Area Career Center (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Carl Stuart Middle School (1.7 miles away)
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