Northwest Elementary School

1600 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Northwest Elementary School serves 490 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Northwest 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Northwest Elementary School's student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Northwest Elementary School is 0.62, 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
#698 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
13%
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Black
40%
20%
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White
46%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEl Dorado School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Northwest Elementary School is El Dorado High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Barton Junior High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hugh Goodwin Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • El Dorado Hugh Goodwin Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-4 | 488 students
    0.8 miles
    201 E Fifth St
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5071
    0.8 K-4 488
  • El Dorado Barton Junior High School Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 697 students
    1.0 miles
    400 W Faulkner St
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5051
    1 7-8 697
  • El Dorado El Dorado High School Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,308 student
    1.1 miles
    501 Timberlane Dr
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5100
    1.1 9-12 1,308
  • El Dorado Yocum Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 607 students
    1.3 miles
    308 S College St
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5096
    1.3 K-4 607
  • El Dorado Retta Brown Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 169 students
    2.0 miles
    505 Dixie Dr
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5081
    2 PK-4 169

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