Root Elementary School
Root Elementary School serves 415 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Root Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-4
- Students: 415 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 15%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 5% in AR
- Math Proficiency: 80-84% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 70-74% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Root Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Root Elementary School's student population of 415 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Root Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Root Elementary School is 0.27, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#14 out of 998 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
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