Tilles Elementary School

815 N 16th St
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Tilles Elementary School serves 433 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Tilles 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 33% (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 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Tilles Elementary School's student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students433 students
This chart display total students of Tilles Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Tilles Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Tilles Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Tilles Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Tilles 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 Tilles Elementary School is 0.56, which is less 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
#560 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Tilles Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tilles 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tilles Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Tilles Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Tilles Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Tilles Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
62%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Tilles Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
12%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tilles Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
21%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Tilles Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Tilles Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tilles Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.560.58
This chart display the diversity score of Tilles Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tilles Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tilles Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 Tilles Elementary School is William O. Darby Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Howard Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Smith William O. Darby Junior High School Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 670 students
    0.2 miles
    616 N 14th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-4159
    0.2 7-9 670
  • Fort Smith Furture School Of Fort Smith Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-11 | 162 students
    0.6 miles
    622 N 7th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72917
    (479) 431-8695
    0.6 10-11 162
  • Fort Smith Howard Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 376 students
    0.6 miles
    1301 N 8th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-7382
    0.6 PK-6 376
  • Fort Smith Northside High School Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,725 student
    0.6 miles
    2301 North B St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-1171
    0.6 10-12 1,725
  • Fort Smith Belle Point Alternative Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 61 students
    1.1 miles
    1501 Dodson Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-7034
    1.1 7-12 61

School Reviews

Review Tilles Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Join the debate igniting in public schools regarding the role of religion in education. Should all religions be incorporated, or should religion be omitted to avoid any potential indoctrination?
Learn about the benefits associated with vocational education at public high schools, including high-demand career opportunities and improved learning for kinetic and active students.
June 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.