Paulette Smith Middle School

400 Panther Dr
Fouke, AR 71837
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 263 students in grades 6-8, Paulette Smith Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 50% in AR
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Paulette Smith Middle School's student population of 263 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Paulette Smith Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Paulette Smith Middle School is 0.08, 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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#382 out of 997 schools
(Top 50%)
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39%
38%
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44%
40%
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38%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
n/a
19%
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White
96%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Paulette Smith Middle 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
45%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paulette Smith Middle School's ranking?
Paulette Smith Middle School is ranked #382 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
How many students attend Paulette Smith Middle School?
263 students attend Paulette Smith Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Paulette Smith Middle School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paulette Smith Middle School?
Paulette Smith Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Paulette Smith Middle School offer ?
Paulette Smith Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Paulette Smith Middle School part of?
Paulette Smith Middle School is part of Fouke School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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