Wakefield Elementary School

75 Westminister Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Wakefield Elementary School serves 554 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Wakefield 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Wakefield Elementary School's student population of 554 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Wakefield 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Wakefield Elementary School is 0.52, which is less 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 Testing Rank
#822 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
37%
13%
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Black
59%
20%
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White
3%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLittle Rock School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wakefield Elementary School is Siatech High Charter (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Covenant Keepers Charter (1.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Little Rock The Excel Center Charter School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    0.6 miles
    7400 Scott Hamilton Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72209
    (501) 372-5100
    0.6 Inquire with school n/a
  • Little Rock Siatech High Charter Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 188 students
    0.9 miles
    6900 Scott Hamilton Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72209
    (501) 618-2500
    0.9 9-12 188
  • Little Rock Covenant Keepers Charter Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 141 students
    1.0 miles
    8300 Geyer Springs Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72209
    (501) 565-7619
    1.0 6-8 141
  • Little Rock Exalt Academy Of Southwest Little Rock Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 375 students
    1.0 miles
    6111 W 83rd St
    Little Rock, AR 72209
    (501) 568-3279
    1.0 K-5 375
  • Little Rock Metropolitan Vo-tech School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.0 miles
    7701 Scott Hamilton Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72209
    (501) 447-1200
    1.0 9-12 n/a

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