Hugh Goodwin Elementary School

  • Hugh Goodwin Elementary School serves 488 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hugh Goodwin Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Hugh Goodwin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Hugh Goodwin Elementary School's student population of 488 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hugh Goodwin Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Hugh Goodwin Elementary School is 0.63, 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 Testing Rank#113 out of 1008 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
13%
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Black
37%
20%
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White
48%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.630.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEl Dorado School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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