PROFICIENCY 19% 32% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Fort Smith

Sutton 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 579 students and 37 teachers at Sutton Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 494 free lunch students and 52 reduced lunch students.

Sutton Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.0%, which is 32% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch494
Reduced lunch52


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 Sutton 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

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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Sutton Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 11.6% 43.2% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 15.6% 11.4% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 11.6% 6.1% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 57.7% 31.5% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 1.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 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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Source: The Sutton 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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