J. J. Izard Elementary School

  • J. J. Izard Elementary School serves 527 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • J. J. Izard Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • J. J. Izard Elementary School's student population of 527 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students527 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J. J. Izard Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of J. J. Izard Elementary School is 0.46, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank#470 out of 1008 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of J. J. Izard 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J. J. Izard 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in J. J. Izard Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in J. J. Izard Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
20%
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White
71%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J. J. Izard Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.460.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in J. J. Izard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J. J. Izard 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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVan Buren School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to J. J. Izard Elementary School is Izard Center For Learning (0.1 miles away)
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