Mcgehee Elementary School

  • Mcgehee Elementary School serves 730 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 25% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mcgehee 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Mcgehee Elementary School's student population of 730 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students730 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcgehee 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 diversity score of Mcgehee Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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 Testing Rank#834 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
13%
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Black
46%
20%
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White
45%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.58
This chart display the diversity score of Mcgehee Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mcgehee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcgehee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mc Gehee Mcgehee High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 497 students
    1.5 miles
    1902 E Ash St
    Mc Gehee, AR 71654
    (870) 222-3600
    1.5 7-12 497
  • Dermott Dermott Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 215 students
    7.3 miles
    525 E Speedway St
    Dermott, AR 71638
    (870) 538-1010
    7.3 PK-6 215
  • Dermott Dermott High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 145 students
    7.3 miles
    525 E Speedway St
    Dermott, AR 71638
    (870) 538-1030
    7.3 7-12 145
  • Dermott Dermott Jtc School
    Grades: 8-12 | 66 students
    7.6 miles
    1001 Regional Rd
    Dermott, AR 71638
    (870) 538-3400
    7.6 8-12 66
  • Dumas Dumas High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 319 students
    17.9 miles
    709 Dan Gill Dr
    Dumas, AR 71639
    (870) 382-4151
    17.9 10-12 319

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