Wakefield Elementary School

75 Westminister Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 473 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Wakefield 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 is 31% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 473 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in AR
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Wakefield Elementary School's student population of 473 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Wakefield Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wakefield Elementary School is 0.53, 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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#760 out of 997 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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31%
38%
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22%
40%
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18%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
40%
14%
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Black
56%
19%
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White
3%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.53
This chart display the diversity score of Wakefield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
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)
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wakefield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wakefield Elementary School's ranking?
Wakefield Elementary School is ranked #760 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
How many students attend Wakefield Elementary School?
473 students attend Wakefield Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Wakefield Elementary School students are Black, 40% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wakefield Elementary School?
Wakefield Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Wakefield Elementary School offer ?
Wakefield Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Wakefield Elementary School part of?
Wakefield Elementary School is part of Little Rock School District.
In what neighborhood is Wakefield Elementary School located?
Wakefield Elementary School is located in the Wakefield neighborhood of Little Rock, AR.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 473 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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