350 Redbug Cir
Fordyce, AR 71742
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Fordyce Elementary Schools serves 402 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Fordyce Elementary Schools 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 46% (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 36% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Fordyce Elementary Schools's student population of 402 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
402 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Fordyce Elementary Schools 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 Fordyce Elementary Schools is 0.54, 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
#634 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fordyce Elementary Schools 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)
36%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fordyce Elementary Schools and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
14%
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Black
55%
20%
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White
40%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
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
0.54
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fordyce Elementary Schools and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fordyce Elementary Schools and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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