Gurdon Primary School

  • Gurdon Primary School serves 326 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gurdon Primary 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 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Gurdon Primary School's student population of 326 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gurdon Primary 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 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gurdon Primary School is 0.61, which is more 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#913 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
20%
13%
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Black
23%
20%
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White
55%
60%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.610.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGurdon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gurdon Cabe Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 222 students
    6.5 miles
    7780 Hwy 67 S
    Gurdon, AR 71743
    (870)353-4311
    6.5 5-8 222
  • Gurdon Gurdon High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 202 students
    6.5 miles
    7777 Hwy 67 S
    Gurdon, AR 71743
    (870)353-5123
    6.5 9-12 202
  • Arkadelphia Louisa Perritt Primary
    Grades: PK-1 | 315 students
    14.0 miles
    1900 Walnut St
    Arkadelphia, AR 71923
    (870)246-2260
    14.0 PK-1 315
  • Arkadelphia Arkadelphia High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 512 students
    14.2 miles
    401 High School Rd
    Arkadelphia, AR 71923
    (870)246-7373
    14.2 9-12 512
  • Arkadelphia Goza Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 425 students
    14.6 miles
    1305 Caddo St
    Arkadelphia, AR 71923
    (870)246-4291
    14.6 6-8 425

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