Kirby Elementary School

2614 Hwy 27 N
Kirby, AR 71950
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Kirby Elementary School serves 223 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Kirby Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Kirby Elementary School's student population of 223 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Kirby Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Kirby Elementary School is 0.25, which is less 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#533 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
86%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
15%
8%
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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 Kirby Elementary School's ranking?
Kirby Elementary School is ranked #533 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?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Kirby Elementary School?
223 students attend Kirby Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Kirby Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kirby Elementary School?
Kirby Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Kirby Elementary School offer ?
Kirby Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Kirby Elementary School part of?
Kirby Elementary School is part of Kirby School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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