Pulaski Heights Elementary School

  • Pulaski Heights Elementary School serves 285 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pulaski Heights Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 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 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Pulaski Heights Elementary School's student population of 285 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pulaski Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Pulaski Heights Elementary School is 0.57, which is less 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 Testing Rank#221 out of 1008 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pulaski Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
39%
20%
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White
53%
61%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pulaski Heights Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.570.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pulaski Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLittle Rock School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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