Sunnymede Elementary School

4201 North O St
Fort Smith, AR 72904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Sunnymede Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sunnymede Elementary School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% 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: 474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sunnymede Elementary School's student population of 474 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
474 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunnymede 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 Sunnymede Elementary School is 0.53, 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
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#726 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
67%
14%
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Black
10%
20%
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White
12%
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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Diversity Score
0.53
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sunnymede Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
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 Sunnymede Elementary School's ranking?
Sunnymede Elementary School is ranked #726 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Sunnymede Elementary School often compared to?
Sunnymede Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Tilles Elementary School, Sutton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% 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 Sunnymede Elementary School?
474 students attend Sunnymede Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Sunnymede Elementary School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 10% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunnymede Elementary School?
Sunnymede Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Sunnymede Elementary School offer ?
Sunnymede Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Sunnymede Elementary School part of?
Sunnymede Elementary School is part of Fort Smith School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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