Northwest Elementary School

1600 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 477 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Northwest Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 477 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Top 50% in AR
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Northwest Elementary School's student population of 477 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwest Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Northwest Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AR)
#479 out of 993 schools
(Top 50%)
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45-49%
36%
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25-29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
14%
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Black
43%
20%
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White
41%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Northwest Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northwest Elementary School's ranking?
Northwest Elementary School is ranked #479 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Northwest Elementary School often compared to?
Northwest Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hugh Goodwin Elementary School, Yocum Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Northwest Elementary School?
477 students attend Northwest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Northwest Elementary School students are Black, 41% of students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northwest Elementary School?
Northwest Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Northwest Elementary School offer ?
Northwest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Northwest Elementary School part of?
Northwest Elementary School is part of El Dorado School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 477 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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