Murrell Taylor Elementary School

  • Murrell Taylor Elementary School serves 524 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 18% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Murrell Taylor Elementary School's student population of 524 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murrell Taylor 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 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murrell Taylor Elementary School is 0.50, 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#870 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
8%
13%
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Black
67%
20%
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White
22%
60%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.500.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJacksonville North Pulaski School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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