Western Grove Elementary School

  • Western Grove Elementary School serves 147 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Western Grove 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Western Grove Elementary School's student population of 147 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Western Grove Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 999 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Western Grove Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#823 out of 999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
13%
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Black
n/a
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Western Grove Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
96%
60%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Western Grove Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.080.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Western Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOzark Mountain School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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