Trusty Elementary School

  • Trusty Elementary School serves 347 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Trusty 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Trusty Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Trusty Elementary School's student population of 347 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Trusty Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Trusty Elementary School is 0.70, 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 School Rank (16-17)#768 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
45%
13%
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Black
27%
20%
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White
16%
60%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Trusty Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.700.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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

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