Mcdermott Elementary School

  • Mcdermott Elementary School serves 405 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mcdermott 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Mcdermott Elementary School's student population of 405 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcdermott Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mcdermott Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#880 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
13%
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Black
79%
20%
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White
6%
60%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.360.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLittle Rock School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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