Washington Elementary School

425 N Nighland Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Washington Elementary School serves 313 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Washington Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Washington Elementary School's student population of 313 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#444 out of 998 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
13%
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Black
9%
20%
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White
68%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
11%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFayetteville School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Washington Elementary School is Fayetteville High School East (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodland Junior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leverett Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fayetteville Leverett Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 276 students
    1.0 miles
    1124 W Cleveland St
    Fayetteville, AR 72702
    (479) 444-3077
    1 K-4 276
  • Fayetteville Fayetteville High School East Math: 49% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,568 students
    1.1 miles
    1001 W Stone St
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    (479) 444-3050
    1.1 9-12 2,568
  • Fayetteville Woodland Junior High School Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 746 students
    1.3 miles
    1 E Poplar St
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    (479) 444-3067
    1.3 7-8 746
  • Fayetteville Root Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-4 | 417 students
    1.4 miles
    1529 Mission Blvd
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    (479) 444-3075
    1.4 K-4 417
  • Fayetteville Happy Hollow Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-4 | 498 students
    1.6 miles
    300 S Ray Ave
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    (479) 444-3085
    1.6 K-4 498

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