Pottsville Elementary School

87 South B St
Pottsville, AR 72858
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Pottsville Elementary School serves 602 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Pottsville Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 602 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Pottsville Elementary School's student population of 602 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
602 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Pottsville Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pottsville Elementary School is 0.17, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#44 out of 993 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
14%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
91%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 Pottsville Elementary School's ranking?
Pottsville Elementary School is ranked #44 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Pottsville Elementary School often compared to?
Pottsville Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dover Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Pottsville Elementary School?
602 students attend Pottsville Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Pottsville Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pottsville Elementary School?
Pottsville Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Pottsville Elementary School offer ?
Pottsville Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3
What school district is Pottsville Elementary School part of?
Pottsville Elementary School is part of Pottsville School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Students Last Day-- End of 4th Quarter
May 24, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 602 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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