163 Cloverdale Blvd
Searcy, AR 72143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Sidney Deener Elementary School serves 349 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Sidney Deener Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Sidney Deener Elementary School's student population of 349 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Sidney Deener Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Sidney Deener Elementary School is 0.57, 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
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#345 out of 998 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
14%
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Black
18%
20%
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White
62%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sidney Deener Elementary School's ranking?

Sidney Deener Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

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

60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Sidney Deener Elementary School?

349 students attend Sidney Deener Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

62% of Sidney Deener Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sidney Deener Elementary School?

Sidney Deener Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Sidney Deener Elementary School offer ?

Sidney Deener Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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