Wakefield Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 15% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
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).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 473 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
- Minority Enrollment: 97%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AR
- Math Proficiency: 24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Wakefield Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Wakefield Elementary School's student population of 473 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Wakefield 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 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#831 out of 993 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) 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 #831 out of 993 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?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 15% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% 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.
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