Richland Elementary School

  • Richland Elementary School serves 574 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Richland Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Richland Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Richland Elementary School's student population of 574 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students574 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richland Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richland Elementary School is 0.41, 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 School Rank (16-17)#53 out of 1008 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
13%
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Black
25%
20%
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White
73%
60%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.410.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Memphis School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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