Kensett Elementary School

701 W Dandridge St
Kensett, AR 72082
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Kensett Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Bottom 50% in AR
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Kensett Elementary School's student population of 333 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Kensett Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Kensett Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
#814 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
36%
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15-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
16%
14%
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Black
18%
20%
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White
56%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kensett Elementary School's ranking?
Kensett Elementary School is ranked #814 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Kensett Elementary School?
333 students attend Kensett Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Kensett Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, and 10% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kensett Elementary School?
Kensett Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Kensett Elementary School offer ?
Kensett Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Kensett Elementary School part of?
Kensett Elementary School is part of Riverview School District.

School Reviews

3   8/26/2019
The administrators, and Teachers seems to enjoy .. Helping the children and parents.
- Posted by Parent - Tiara Cannimore and Richard Cannimore 3

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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