901 Front
Heber Springs, AR 72543
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Heber Springs Elementary School serves 720 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Heber Springs Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 720 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Heber Springs Elementary School's student population of 720 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
720 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Heber Springs Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Heber Springs Elementary School is 0.17, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#277 out of 993 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
91%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Heber Springs Elementary School often compared to?

Heber Springs Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like West Side Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

How many students attend Heber Springs Elementary School?

720 students attend Heber Springs Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

91% of Heber Springs Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Heber Springs Elementary School?

Heber Springs Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Heber Springs Elementary School offer ?

Heber Springs Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Heber Springs Elementary School part of?

Heber Springs Elementary School is part of Heber Springs School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 720 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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