Malvern Elementary School

  • Malvern Elementary School serves 912 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Malvern Elementary School's student population of 912 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students912 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Malvern Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Malvern Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#861 out of 999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Malvern 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Malvern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Malvern Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Malvern Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
28%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Malvern Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
55%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Malvern Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Malvern Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.610.33
This chart display the diversity score of Malvern Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
26%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Malvern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Malvern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMalvern School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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