Arkansas

Arkansas
http://arkedu.state.ar.us

School and Teacher Demographics
Per pupil expenditures
(CCD, 2000-01)

$5,568 312 6

Number of Districts
(CCD, 2001-02)

Number Schools

of

Charter

(CCD, 2001-02)

Number of Public Schools
(CCD)

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

1993-94 563 161 324 6 1,054

2001-02 576 191 324 11 1,102

Elementary Middle High Combined Total
(SASS)

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

2001-02 13,606 6,726 10,348 411 31,091

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject taught, grades 7-12 1994 78% 70 66 70 2000 82% 79 57 64

English Math Science Social Studies

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

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

Arkansas

Sources of Funding District Average
(CCD, 2000-01)

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

2001-02 1,623 315,218 131,418 446,636

1993-94 American Indian/Alaskan Natives Asian/Pacific Islander Black Hispanic White Other Students with disabilities
(OSEP)

2001-02 1% 1 23 4 71 2001-02 11% 2000-01 2%

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

Students with limited English proficiency
(ED/NCBE)

Migratory students
Key * — = Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

1993-94

2001-02
n/a # High Poverty Schools = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% students qualify for lunch subsidies

Arkansas

3% 4% All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Program (CCD, 2001-02)
(OME)

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 2001-02

(ED Consolidated Report, 2001-02)

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

Schoolwide Programs 400 52% 377 51% 23 92% $92,823,279

Targeted Assistance 365 28% 363 49% 2 8%

Total 765 100% 740 97% 25 3%

(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected and Delinquent, ED, 2001-02)

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

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

Arkansas

NAEP State Results
Grade 4 Reading, 2003 Proficient level and above Basic level and above Math, 2003 Proficient level and above Basic level and above 28% 60 26% 71 Grade 8 27% 70 18% 57

Arkansas
Student Achievement 2001-02 Assessment: Arkansas Benchmark Exam. State Definition of Proficient: See Apendix A. Elementary School Grade 4 Literacy Students in: All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities Grade 4 Mathematics Students in:
Below Basic/Basic Proficient Advanced Below Basic/Basic Proficient Advanced

55%

43%

2%

71
59 90

23
40 10

6
1 *

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

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

Arkansas

All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities

65%

17%

18%

67

22

11

67 88

18 7

15 5

Middle School Grade 8 Literacy Students in: All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities Grade 8 Mathematics Students in: All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students
Key

Below Basic/ Basic

Proficient

Advanced

81%

18%

1%

93

7

*

87 98

13 2

* *

Below Basic/Basic

Proficient

Advanced

90%

9%

1%

97

2

1

95

5

*
n/a # High Poverty Schools = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% students qualify for lunch subsidies

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

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Students with Disabilities Grade 11 End of Course (EOC) Literacy Students in: All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities Grade 9-12 Geometry Students in: All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities High School Indicators High school dropout rate (CCD, event)

98

2

*

High School

Below Basic/Basic

Proficient

Advanced

80%

20%

*

93

7

0

81 99

19 1

0 0

Below Basic/Basic

Proficient

Advanced

82%

16%

2%

87

11

2

76 95

23 5

1 0

1993-94
5%

2000-01
5%

1994-95
Key

2000-01
n/a # High Poverty Schools = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% students qualify for lunch subsidies

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

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Postsecondary enrollment
(NCES, High school grads enrolled in college)

48%

53%

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

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