Joann Walters Elementary School

  • Joann Walters Elementary School serves 314 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Joann Walters 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Joann Walters Elementary School's student population of 314 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joann Walters 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 Joann Walters Elementary School is 0.17, 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#342 out of 1008 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Joann Walters 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)
45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Joann Walters Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Joann Walters Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
91%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Joann Walters Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joann Walters Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.170.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Joann Walters 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 NameDierks School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Joann Walters Elementary School is Dierks High School (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Umpire K-12 School (11.1 miles away)
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