Arkansas

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School and Teacher Demographics
Per pupil expenditures
(CCD, 1999-2000)

$5,277 310 3

Number of Districts
(CCD, 2000-01)

Number Schools

of

Charter

(CCD, 2000-01)

Number of Public Schools
(CCD)

Elementary Middle High Combined Total Number of FTE Teachers
(CCD)

1993-94 563 161 324 6 1,054

2000-01 578 186 319 20 1,103

Elementary Middle High Combined Total
(SASS)

1993-94 12,440 5,050 7,623 390 25,503

2000-01 13,125 6,442 10,249 685 30,501

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject taught, grades 7-12 English Math Science Social Studies Sources of Funding District Average
(CCD, 1999-2000)

1994 78% 70 66 70

2000 82% 79 57 64

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Student Demographics
Public school enrollment
(CCD)

Pre-K K-8 9-12 Total (K-12) Race/ethnicity
(CCD)

1993-94 1,248 314,617 125,801 440,418

2000-01 2,001 315,032 131,511 446,543

1993-94 * 1% 24 1 74 1993-94 10% 1993-94 1%

2000-01 * 1% 23 1 72 2000-01 11% 2000-01 2%

American Indian/Alaskan Natives Asian/Pacific Islander Black Hispanic White Other Students with disabilities
(OSEP)

Students with limited English proficiency
(ED/NCBE)

Migratory students
(OME)

1993-94 3%

2000-01 4%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Program (CCD, 2000-01)

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% of students qualify for lunch subsidies

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from states, January 2002 for 2001-02 school year.)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
One hundred percent of students Proficient in 10 years.

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Yearly progress to meet 100 percent Proficient in 10 years.

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Same as statewide goal.

Title I 2000-01

(ED Consolidated Report, 2000-01)

Number of schools Schools meeting AYP Goal Schools identified for Improvement Title I Allocation

Schoolwide Programs 406 51% 225 55% 179 44% $86,626,949

Targeted Assistance 389 49% 267 69% 108 28%

Total 795 100% 492 62% 287 36%

(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected and Delinquent, ED, 2000-01)

NAEP State Results
Grade 4 Reading, 2002 Proficient level and above Basic level and above Math, 2000 Proficient level and above Basic level and above 26% 59 14% 57 Grade 8 28% 73 14% 52

Arkansas
Student Achievement 2000-01 Assessment:
Arkansas Benchmark Exam.

State Definition of Proficient:
Advanced: Advanced students demonstrate superior performance well beyond proficient grade-level performance. They can apply Arkansas's established reading and writing or mathematics skills to solve complex problems and complete demanding tasks on their own.
Key * — = Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable n/a # High Poverty Schools = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% of students qualify for lunch subsidies

Arkansas They can make insightful connections between abstract and concrete ideas and provide well-supported explanations and arguments.

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% of students qualify for lunch subsidies

Arkansas Proficient: Proficient students demonstrate solid academic performance for the grade tested and are well-prepared for the next level of schooling. They can use Arkansas's established reading and writing or mathematics skills and knowledge to solve problems and complete tasks on their own. Students can tie ideas together and explain the ways their ideas are connected.

Elementary School
Grade 4 Language Arts Literacy Students in: All schools Title I schools High poverty Schools Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities Grade 4 Mathematics Students in: All schools Title I schools High poverty Schools Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities Student Achievement Trend Language Arts Literacy 4th grade meets or exceeds Proficient Proficient and Above 48% Proficient and Above 43%

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% of students qualify for lunch subsidies

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Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% of students qualify for lunch subsidies

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Middle School
Grade 8 Language Arts Literacy Students in: All schools Title I schools High poverty Schools Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities Grade 8 Mathematics Students in: All schools Title I schools High poverty Schools Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities Student Achievement Trend Mathematics 8th grade meets or exceeds Proficient Proficient and Above 21% Proficient and Above 37%

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% of students qualify for lunch subsidies

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Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% of students qualify for lunch subsidies

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High School
Grade Students in: All schools Title I schools High poverty Schools Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities Grade Students in: All schools Title I schools High poverty Schools Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities High School Indicators High school dropout rate (CCD, event) Postsecondary enrollment
(NCES, High school grads enrolled in college)

Proficient and Above

Proficient and Above

1993-94 5% 1994-95 48%

2000-01 5% 2000-01 53%

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% of students qualify for lunch subsidies