908 Vanderbilt
West Memphis, AR 72301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Faulk Elementary School serves 632 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Faulk 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 23% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Faulk Elementary School's student population of 632 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
632 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Faulk 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 Faulk Elementary School is 0.13, 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
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#932 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Faulk Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Faulk Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
13%
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Black
93%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Faulk Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Faulk Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Faulk Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.13
This chart display the diversity score of Faulk Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Faulk Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Faulk Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 632 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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