850 Hill St
Batesville, AR 72501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
West Magnet School serves 540 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
West Magnet 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 51% (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 42% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Magnet School's student population of 540 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

West Magnet 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 West Magnet School is 0.58, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#474 out of 998 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
32%
14%
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Black
9%
20%
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White
56%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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