Park Magnet School

  • Park Magnet School serves 269 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Park Magnet School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Park Magnet School's student population of 269 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009, 2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students269 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Park Magnet School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Park Magnet School is 0.65, 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 School Rank (16-17)#3 out of 1008 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
13%
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Black
21%
20%
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White
53%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.650.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHot Springs School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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