PROFICIENCY 12% 57% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
27%Fort Smith
28%Arkansas

Howard Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Fort Smith, AR. There are a total of 364 students and 25 teachers at Howard Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 318 free lunch students and 31 reduced lunch students.

Howard Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.0%, which is 57% lower than the Arkansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students364
Teachers24.59
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch318
Reduced lunch31

 

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 Howard 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

GradeProficiency
All10-14%
311-19%
4<= 10%
511-19%
611-19%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All10-14%
311-19%
4<= 10%
5<= 10%
611-19%
7n/a
8n/a
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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Howard Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArkansasNational
Caucasian 16.9% 43.2% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 23.0% 11.4% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 2.5% 6.1% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 53.3% 31.5% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.8% 1.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 6.2% 1.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
William O. Darby Jr. High School.13%0.6Fort Smith, AR
Tilles Elementary School22%0.6Fort Smith, AR
Northside High School19%1.3Fort Smith, AR
Trusty Elementary School20%1.5Fort Smith, AR
Sunnymede Elementary School22%1.6Fort Smith, AR
Belle Point Alternative Center10%1.6Fort Smith, AR
Albert Pike Elementary School14%1.9Fort Smith, AR
Ballman Elementary School22%2.1Fort Smith, AR
Dora Kimmons Jr. High School20%2.1Fort Smith, AR
Moffett Public School77%2.1Moffett, OK
Sutton Elementary School19%2.2Fort Smith, AR
Spradling Elementary School18%2.5Fort Smith, AR

Fort Smith demographics profile

StatisticFort SmithArkansasNational
Population87,7122,968,472318,558,162
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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Source: The Howard Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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