Rison Elementary School

  • Rison Elementary School serves 352 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Rison Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Rison Elementary School's student population of 352 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rison Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rison Elementary School is 0.48, 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)#428 out of 1008 schools
(Top 50%)
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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 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Rison Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
30%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rison Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
66%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rison Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display 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 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rison Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.480.58
This chart display the diversity score of Rison Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
27%
This chart display 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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display 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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCleveland County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Rison Elementary School is Rison High School (0.0 miles away)
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