Walker Elementary School

  • Walker Elementary School serves 568 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Walker Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Walker Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Walker Elementary School's student population of 568 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walker Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walker Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#149 out of 1008 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
32%
13%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
56%
60%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walker Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.590.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringdale School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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