Friendship Aspire Academy

3911 S Hazel St
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
10/
10
Top 10%
Serving 405 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Friendship Aspire Academy ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 10% in AR
  • : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Friendship Aspire Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

Friendship Aspire Academy's student population of 405 students has grown by 261% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 122% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Friendship Aspire Academy ranks within the top 10% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Friendship Aspire Academy is 0.10, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
#60 out of 993 schools
(Top 10%)
60-69%
36%
50-59%
37%
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
14%
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Black
95%
20%
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White
2%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Friendship Aspire Academy's ranking?
Friendship Aspire Academy is ranked #60 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Friendship Aspire Academy?
405 students attend Friendship Aspire Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Friendship Aspire Academy students are Black, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Friendship Aspire Academy?
Friendship Aspire Academy has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Friendship Aspire Academy offer ?
Friendship Aspire Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Friendship Aspire Academy part of?
Friendship Aspire Academy is part of Friendship Aspire Academy Pine Bluff School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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