Gardner-strong Elementary School (Closed 2021)

735 S Concord
Strong, AR 71765
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gardner-strong Elementary School served 178 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 15-19% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 10-14% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 78% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
178 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
10-14%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
74%
20%
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White
22%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gardner-strong Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AR state average).
How many students attend Gardner-strong Elementary School?
178 students attend Gardner-strong Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Gardner-strong Elementary School students are Black, 22% of students are White, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gardner-strong Elementary School?
Gardner-strong Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Gardner-strong Elementary School offer ?
Gardner-strong Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Gardner-strong Elementary School part of?
Gardner-strong Elementary School is part of Strong-Huttig School District.

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