L. L. Owen Elementary School

3605 Oakwood Rd
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
L. L. Owen Elementary School serves 264 students in grades 2-3.
L. L. Owen 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-3
  • Enrollment: 264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

L. L. Owen Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

L. L. Owen Elementary School's student population of 264 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-3
Total Students
264 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

L. L. Owen 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 L. L. Owen Elementary School is 0.34, 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
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#873 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
80%
20%
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White
13%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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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)
7%
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 L. L. Owen Elementary School's ranking?
L. L. Owen Elementary School is ranked #873 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 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend L. L. Owen Elementary School?
264 students attend L. L. Owen Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of L. L. Owen Elementary School students are Black, 13% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of L. L. Owen Elementary School?
L. L. Owen Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does L. L. Owen Elementary School offer ?
L. L. Owen Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 2-3
What school district is L. L. Owen Elementary School part of?
L. L. Owen Elementary School is part of Watson Chapel School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-3
  • Enrollment: 264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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