Tolleson Elementary School (Closed 2021)

Serving 307 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Tolleson 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 was 35-39% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 35-39% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 71% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
307 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
(17-18)
35-39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tolleson 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 2017-18 school year data.
(17-18)
35-39%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tolleson 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
14%
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Black
59%
20%
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White
29%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tolleson 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.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AR state average).
How many students attend Tolleson Elementary School?
307 students attend Tolleson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Tolleson Elementary School students are Black, 29% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tolleson Elementary School?
Tolleson Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Tolleson Elementary School offer ?
Tolleson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Tolleson Elementary School part of?
Tolleson Elementary School is part of Jacksonville North Pulaski School District.

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