300 Ed Staggs Dr
Prairie Grove, AR 72753
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Prairie Grove Elementary School serves 817 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Prairie Grove Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 817 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Prairie Grove Elementary School's student population of 817 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
817 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Prairie Grove Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Prairie Grove Elementary School is 0.31, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#246 out of 998 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
4%
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
14%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
83%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 is Prairie Grove Elementary School's ranking?

Prairie Grove Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

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

63% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Prairie Grove Elementary School?

817 students attend Prairie Grove Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

83% of Prairie Grove Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Prairie Grove Elementary School?

Prairie Grove Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Prairie Grove Elementary School offer ?

Prairie Grove Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 817 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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