Yocum Elementary School

  • Yocum Elementary School serves 607 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Yocum 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Yocum Elementary School's student population of 607 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students607 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Yocum 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Yocum Elementary School is 0.54, 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 School Rank#923 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Yocum Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Yocum Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
13%
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Black
62%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Yocum Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
27%
60%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Yocum Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.540.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Yocum Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEl Dorado School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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