Murrell Taylor Elementary School

1401 Murrell Taylor Dr
Jacksonville, AR 72076
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Murrell Taylor 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Murrell Taylor Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

Murrell Taylor Elementary School's student population of 364 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Murrell Taylor Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Murrell Taylor Elementary School is 0.45, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#901 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
72%
20%
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White
19%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Murrell Taylor Elementary School's ranking?
Murrell Taylor Elementary School is ranked #901 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Murrell Taylor Elementary School?
364 students attend Murrell Taylor Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Murrell Taylor Elementary School students are Black, 19% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Murrell Taylor Elementary School?
Murrell Taylor Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Murrell Taylor Elementary School offer ?
Murrell Taylor Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Murrell Taylor Elementary School part of?
Murrell Taylor Elementary School is part of Jacksonville North Pulaski School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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