3609 Phoenix St
Fort Smith, AR 72903
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Raymond F. Orr Elem. School serves 349 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Raymond F. Orr Elem. School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 37% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Raymond F. Orr Elem. School's student population of 349 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Thanksgiving Break
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 20, 2023 (Monday)

School Rankings

Raymond F. Orr Elem. 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 Raymond F. Orr Elem. School is 0.67, 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
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#562 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
14%
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Black
10%
20%
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White
53%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
14%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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