Rison Elementary School

700 Main
Rison, AR 71665
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 407 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Rison Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 407 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 30% in AR
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Rison Elementary School's student population of 407 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 60% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
407 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Rison Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Rison Elementary School is 0.44, 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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#218 out of 997 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Rison Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rison 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 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Rison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Rison Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Rison Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
14%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Rison Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
22%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Rison Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
72%
59%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Rison Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Rison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rison Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas.
0.44
This chart displays the diversity score of Rison Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
58%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rison Elementary School's ranking?
Rison Elementary School is ranked #218 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
How many students attend Rison Elementary School?
407 students attend Rison Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Rison Elementary School students are White, 22% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rison Elementary School?
Rison Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Rison Elementary School offer ?
Rison Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Rison Elementary School part of?
Rison Elementary School is part of Cleveland County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 407 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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