PROFICIENCY 42% 50% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Fort Smith

Cavanaugh Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Fort Smith, AR. There are a total of 274 students and 19 teachers at Cavanaugh Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 131 free lunch students and 37 reduced lunch students.

Cavanaugh Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 50% higher than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch131
Reduced lunch37


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Cavanaugh Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

4<= 20%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Cavanaugh Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 54.4% 43.2% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 10.7% 11.4% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 9.6% 6.1% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 14.2% 31.5% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.5% 1.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.6% 6.2% 1.9% 3.1%

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Fort Smith demographics profile

StatisticFort SmithArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,3895591
Median age35.637.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%58%55%
Speak English79%93%79%
Speak Spanish14%5%13%

Education level achieved in Fort Smith

IndexFort SmithArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade76.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school74.4%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college50.1%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.3%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%0.9%1.3%
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