508 W Main
Emerson, AR 71740
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Emerson Elementary School serves 166 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Emerson 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 65-69% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 166 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Emerson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Emerson Elementary School's student population of 166 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
166 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Emerson 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 Emerson Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#108 out of 998 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%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
21%
20%
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White
67%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Emerson Elementary School's ranking?

Emerson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Emerson Elementary School?

166 students attend Emerson Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

67% of Emerson Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Emerson Elementary School?

Emerson Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Emerson Elementary School offer ?

Emerson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 166 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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