Gardner-strong Elementary School

  • Gardner-strong Elementary School serves 178 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gardner-strong 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Gardner-strong Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Gardner-strong Elementary School's student population of 178 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gardner-strong Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gardner-strong Elementary School is 0.41, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#975 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
74%
20%
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White
22%
60%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.410.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStrong-Huttig School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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