Western Hills Elementary School

4901 Western Hills Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Western Hills Elementary School serves 331 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Western Hills 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (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 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Western Hills Elementary School's student population of 331 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students331 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Rankings

Western Hills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Western Hills 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
#814 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
20-24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
28%
13%
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Black
64%
20%
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White
5%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLittle Rock School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Western Hills Elementary School is Parkview Magnet High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cloverdale Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadowcliff Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Little Rock Geyer Springs Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 244 students
    1.1 miles
    5240 Mabelvale Pike
    Little Rock, AR 72209
    (501) 447-4800
    1.1 PK 244
  • Little Rock Meadowcliff Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 298 students
    1.1 miles
    25 Sheraton Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72209
    (501) 447-5600
    1.1 K-5 298
  • Little Rock Bale Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 441 students
    1.2 miles
    6501 W 32nd St
    Little Rock, AR 72204
    (501) 447-3600
    1.2 K-5 441
  • Little Rock Romine Interdist. Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
    1.7 miles
    3400 Romine Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72204
    (501) 447-6300
    1.7 PK-5 362
  • Little Rock Parkview Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,111 student
    1.8 miles
    2501 Barrow Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72204
    (501) 447-2300
    1.8 9-12 1,111

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