3517 Brooken Hill Dr
Fort Smith, AR 72908
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Elmer H. Cook Elementary School serves 583 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Elmer H. Cook 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Elmer H. Cook Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Elmer H. Cook Elementary School's student population of 583 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
583 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Elmer H. Cook Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Elmer H. Cook Elementary School is 0.53, 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 Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#103 out of 998 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
13%
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Black
9%
20%
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White
67%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 583 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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