1701 Line Ferry Rd
Texarkana, AR 71854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Union Elementary School serves 129 students in grades 2-5.
Union 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 2-5
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Union Elementary School's student population of 129 students has declined by 61% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 2-5
Total Students
129 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Union Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Union Elementary School is 0.57, which is less 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
#880 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
14%
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Black
56%
20%
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White
34%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Union Elementary School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

How many students attend Union Elementary School?

129 students attend Union Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

56% of Union Elementary School students are Black, 34% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

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

Union Elementary School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Union Elementary School offer ?

Union Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 2-5

What school district is Union Elementary School part of?

Union Elementary School is part of Texarkana School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 2-5
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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