Kensett Elementary School

3.00 5 1 (1 review)
701 W Dandridge St
Kensett, AR 72082
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Kensett Elementary School serves 373 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Kensett 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Kensett Elementary School's student population of 373 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Kensett Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Kensett Elementary School is 0.64, 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
#746 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
21%
13%
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Black
14%
20%
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White
54%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.640.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiverview School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kensett Elementary School is Riverview High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Riverview Junior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sidney Deener Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
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