Sutton Elementary School

5001 Kelley Hwy
Fort Smith, AR 72904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sutton Elementary School serves 535 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sutton 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 35% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sutton Elementary School's student population of 535 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students535 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Rankings

Sutton Elementary School 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 Sutton Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#696 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
61%
13%
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Black
13%
20%
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White
16%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Smith School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Sutton Elementary School is Dora Kimmons Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spradling Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Smith Dora Kimmons Junior High School Math: 32% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 792 students
    0.3 miles
    2201 N 50th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 785-2451
    0.3 7-9 792
  • Fort Smith Spradling Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 427 students
    0.8 miles
    4949 Spradling Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 783-8048
    0.8 PK-6 427
  • Fort Smith Sunnymede Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 634 students
    0.9 miles
    4201 North O St
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 783-6327
    0.9 K-6 634
  • Fort Smith Trusty Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 347 students
    1.2 miles
    3300 Harris Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 783-7720
    1.2 K-6 347
  • Fort Smith Westark Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.3 miles
    5210 Grand Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72913
    (479) 788-7720
    1.3 9-12 n/a

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