2206 Ridgway Rd
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
W. T. Cheney Elementary School served 341 students in grades 2-5.
W. T. Cheney 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 was 18% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 19% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 2-5
Total Students
341 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#955 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of W. T. Cheney 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)
19%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of W. T. Cheney 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 Ratio
16:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of W. T. Cheney Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
14%
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Black
95%
20%
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White
2%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in W. T. Cheney Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
This chart display the diversity score of W. T. Cheney Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in W. T. Cheney 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 (14-15)
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in W. T. Cheney Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 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?

18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend W. T. Cheney Elementary School?

341 students attend W. T. Cheney Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

95% of W. T. Cheney Elementary School students are Black, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of W. T. Cheney Elementary School?

W. T. Cheney Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does W. T. Cheney Elementary School offer ?

W. T. Cheney Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 2-5

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