500 Se 14th St
Bentonville, AR 72712
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Mary Mae Jones Elementary School serves 449 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Mary Mae Jones Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to 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 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 449 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mary Mae Jones Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Mary Mae Jones Elementary School's student population of 449 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 39% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
449 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Mary Mae Jones Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Mary Mae Jones Elementary School is 0.70, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#257 out of 993 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
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Asian
15%
2%
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Hispanic
23%
14%
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Black
5%
20%
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White
48%
60%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mary Mae Jones Elementary School's ranking?

Mary Mae Jones Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Most diverse schools (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

How many students attend Mary Mae Jones Elementary School?

449 students attend Mary Mae Jones Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

48% of Mary Mae Jones Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mary Mae Jones Elementary School?

Mary Mae Jones Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Mary Mae Jones Elementary School offer ?

Mary Mae Jones Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4

What school district is Mary Mae Jones Elementary School part of?

Mary Mae Jones Elementary School is part of Bentonville School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 449 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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