Mcdermott Elementary School

  • Mcdermott Elementary School serves 360 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Mcdermott Elementary School's student population of 360 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcdermott Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mcdermott Elementary School is 0.34, 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#823 out of 999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
13%
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Black
80%
21%
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White
9%
60%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mcdermott Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.340.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLittle Rock School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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  • Little Rock Brady Elementary School
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  • Little Rock Terry Elementary School
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