3300 Harris Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Trusty Elementary School serves 338 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Trusty 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 22% (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 18% (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 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Trusty Elementary School's student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
338 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Trusty 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 Trusty Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#871 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
22%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
18%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
55%
14%
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Black
18%
20%
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White
13%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.65
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Trusty Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Trusty Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (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?

22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 18% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

How many students attend Trusty Elementary School?

338 students attend Trusty Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

55% of Trusty Elementary School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Black, 13% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Trusty Elementary School?

Trusty Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Trusty Elementary School offer ?

Trusty Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Trusty Elementary School part of?

Trusty Elementary School is part of Fort Smith School District.

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Date
Spring Break
March 20, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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