Garland Learning Center

  • Garland Learning Center serves 140 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 78%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 80%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Garland Learning Center 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 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Garland Learning Center's student population of 140 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 57% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students140 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Garland Learning Center
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garland Learning Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garland Learning Center is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank----
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garland Learning Center 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 2011-12 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garland Learning Center 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio47:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Garland Learning Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Garland Learning Center and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Garland Learning Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
34%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garland Learning Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
43%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garland Learning Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
23%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garland Learning Center and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garland Learning Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.650.57
This chart display the diversity score of Garland Learning Center and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garland Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garland Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHope School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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