Scranton Elementary School

103 N Eighth St
Scranton, AR 72863
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Scranton Elementary School serves 241 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Scranton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to 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 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Scranton Elementary School's student population of 241 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Scranton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Scranton Elementary School is 0.12, 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
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#497 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
14%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
94%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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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 Scranton Elementary School's ranking?
Scranton Elementary School is ranked #497 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% 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 Scranton Elementary School?
241 students attend Scranton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Scranton Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Scranton Elementary School?
Scranton Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Scranton Elementary School offer ?
Scranton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Scranton Elementary School part of?
Scranton Elementary School is part of Scranton School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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