125 Hicklory Hill
Helena, AR 72342
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
J.f. Wahl Elementary School serves 748 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
J.f. Wahl Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
748 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of J.f. Wahl Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

J.f. Wahl 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 J.f. Wahl Elementary School is 0.15, which is less 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 1985-1986 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#905 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of J.f. Wahl Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of J.f. Wahl Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J.f. Wahl Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
13%
Black
92%
20%
White
6%
61%
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J.f. Wahl Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.15
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
27%
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 748 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15

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