Oliver Springs Elementary School

505 Northridge Drive East
Van Buren, AR 72956
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 423 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Oliver Springs Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 20% in AR
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Oliver Springs Elementary School's student population of 423 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Oliver Springs Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Oliver Springs Elementary School is 0.38, 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)
#145 out of 993 schools
(Top 20%)
54%
36%
45%
37%
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
14%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
78%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oliver Springs Elementary School's ranking?
Oliver Springs Elementary School is ranked #145 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Oliver Springs Elementary School?
423 students attend Oliver Springs Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Oliver Springs Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oliver Springs Elementary School?
Oliver Springs Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Oliver Springs Elementary School offer ?
Oliver Springs Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Oliver Springs Elementary School part of?
Oliver Springs Elementary School is part of Van Buren School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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