Rison Elementary School serves 407 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
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).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 407 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 28%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AR
- Math Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Rison Elementary School's student population of 407 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 60% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Rison Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#401 out of 993 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) 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 #401 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% 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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