Palestine-wheatley Elementary School

  • Palestine-wheatley Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Palestine-wheatley Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.

School Overview

  • Palestine-wheatley Elementary School's student population of 463 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palestine-wheatley Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palestine-wheatley Elementary School is 0.25, 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 Testing Rank#258 out of 1008 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palestine-wheatley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
12%
21%
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White
86%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.250.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palestine-wheatley 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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalestine-Wheatley Sch. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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