2500 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72205
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
School For The Deaf Schools serves 108 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
School For The Deaf Schools placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 108 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

School For The Deaf Schools's student population of 108 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

School For The Deaf Schools is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 School For The Deaf Schools is 0.62, which is more 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
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#996 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
47%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
45%
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
14%
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Black
29%
20%
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White
54%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Graduation Rate
60-79%
86%
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in School For The Deaf Schools and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Profile last updated: 02/24/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of School For The Deaf Schools?

The graduation rate of School For The Deaf Schools is 60-79%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 86%.

How many students attend School For The Deaf Schools?

108 students attend School For The Deaf Schools.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

54% of School For The Deaf Schools students are White, 29% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of School For The Deaf Schools?

School For The Deaf Schools has a student ration of 3:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does School For The Deaf Schools offer ?

School For The Deaf Schools offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 108 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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