104 Sycamore St
Hector, AR 72843
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Hector Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Hector Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to 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-6
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hector Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Hector Elementary School's student population of 327 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Hector Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hector 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
#638 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
40-44%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
14%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
91%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
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
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hector Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hector Elementary School's ranking?

Hector Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%).

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

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

How many students attend Hector Elementary School?

327 students attend Hector Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

91% of Hector Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hector Elementary School?

Hector Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Hector Elementary School offer ?

Hector Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Hector Elementary School part of?

Hector Elementary School is part of Hector School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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