Spradling Elementary School

4949 Spradling Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 325 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Spradling Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50% in AR
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Spradling Elementary School's student population of 325 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
325 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Spradling Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Spradling Elementary School is 0.58, 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)
#657 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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31%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Spradling Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
27%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
62%
14%
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Black
9%
20%
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White
17%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
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 Spradling Elementary School's ranking?
Spradling Elementary School is ranked #657 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Spradling Elementary School often compared to?
Spradling Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sutton Elementary School, Tilles Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Spradling Elementary School?
325 students attend Spradling Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Spradling Elementary School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 9% of students are Black, 6% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Spradling Elementary School?
Spradling Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Spradling Elementary School offer ?
Spradling Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Spradling Elementary School part of?
Spradling Elementary School is part of Fort Smith School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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