Gurdon Primary School

401 N 10th St
Gurdon, AR 71743
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Gurdon Primary School serves 258 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Gurdon Primary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 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 20-24% (which is lower than 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 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 258 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gurdon Primary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Gurdon Primary School's student population of 258 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Gurdon Primary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Gurdon Primary School is 0.54, 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
#627 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
20%
14%
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Black
14%
20%
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White
64%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
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 Gurdon Primary School's ranking?
Gurdon Primary School is ranked #627 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
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 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Gurdon Primary School?
258 students attend Gurdon Primary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Gurdon Primary School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gurdon Primary School?
Gurdon Primary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Gurdon Primary School offer ?
Gurdon Primary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Gurdon Primary School part of?
Gurdon Primary School is part of Gurdon School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 258 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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