Root Elementary School

1529 Mission Blvd
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Root Elementary School serves 417 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 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Root Elementary School's student population of 417 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Rankings

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 0.29, 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 Testing Rank
#14 out of 998 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
84%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.290.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFayetteville School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Root Elementary School is Haas Hall Academy (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodland Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcnair Middle School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fayetteville Woodland Junior High School Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 746 students
    1.1 miles
    1 E Poplar St
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    (479) 444-3067
    1.1 7-8 746
  • Fayetteville Mcnair Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 5-6 | 747 students
    1.4 miles
    3030 E Mission Blvd
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    (479) 527-3660
    1.4 5-6 747
  • Fayetteville Washington Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 313 students
    1.4 miles
    425 N Nighland Ave
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    (479) 444-3073
    1.4 K-4 313
  • Fayetteville Vandergriff Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-4 | 670 students
    1.5 miles
    2975 E Township St
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    (479) 527-3600
    1.5 K-4 670
  • Fayetteville Butterfield Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-4 | 529 students
    1.7 miles
    3050 N Old Missouri Rd
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    (479) 444-3081
    1.7 K-4 529

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