505 Dixie Dr
El Dorado, AR 71730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Retta Brown Elementary School serves 169 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Retta Brown Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Retta Brown Elementary School's student population of 169 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 38% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
169 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Retta Brown Elementary 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 Retta Brown Elementary School is 0.27, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#747 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
13%
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Black
85%
20%
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White
4%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 169 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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