Murrell Taylor Elementary School

1401 Murrell Taylor Dr

Jacksonville, AR 72076

Tel: (501)985-1581
  • Murrell Taylor Elementary School serves 437 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Murrell Taylor Elementary School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 437 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 437 students
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Murrell Taylor Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Murrell Taylor Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School American Indian Students (2011-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Asian Students (2003-2014)
Hispanic
4%
12%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
59%
21%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
31%
61%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Murrell Taylor Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.32
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
53%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
9%
Murrell Taylor Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pulaski Co. Spec. School District's student population of 16,648 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,015 is higher than the state average of $10,835. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,036 is higher than the state average of $10,302. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
3
Number of Students Managed 16,648 913
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $213 MM $10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $214 MM $9 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,015 $10,835
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,036 $10,302
Pulaski Co. Spec. School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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