Gibbs Magnet Elementary School

1115 W 16th St
Little Rock, AR 72202
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Gibbs Magnet Elementary School serves 269 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gibbs Magnet Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 269 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Gibbs Magnet Elementary School's student population of 269 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
269 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Gibbs Magnet Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gibbs Magnet Elementary School is 0.51, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#419 out of 993 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
65%
20%
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White
27%
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
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gibbs Magnet Elementary School's ranking?
Gibbs Magnet Elementary School is ranked #419 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Gibbs Magnet Elementary School often compared to?
Gibbs Magnet Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Booker Arts Magnet Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Gibbs Magnet Elementary School?
269 students attend Gibbs Magnet Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Gibbs Magnet Elementary School students are Black, 27% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gibbs Magnet Elementary School?
Gibbs Magnet Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Gibbs Magnet Elementary School offer ?
Gibbs Magnet Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Gibbs Magnet Elementary School part of?
Gibbs Magnet Elementary School is part of Little Rock School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 269 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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