2326 Cardinal Dr
Springdale, AR 72764
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Parson Hills Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Parson Hills 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 42% (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 24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Parson Hills Elementary School's student population of 450 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Parson Hills 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 Parson Hills Elementary School is 0.60, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#770 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
52%
14%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
10%
60%
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Hawaiian
35%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Parson Hills Elementary School?

450 students attend Parson Hills Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

52% of Parson Hills Elementary School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are Hawaiian, 10% of students are White, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Parson Hills Elementary School?

Parson Hills Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Parson Hills Elementary School offer ?

Parson Hills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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