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Bearden Elementary School

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Posted July 17, 2008

I am very pleased with the elementary school. My son has always had great teachers who really care and go above and beyond to try to make learning fun!
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 79% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 85% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 84% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
33%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 73% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
55%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 77% in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the End of Course Exam to test high school students in Algebra I, Geometry and Biology. The results for End of Course Exams administered in the spring of each school year are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The End of Course Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 55% 64%
Black 41% 21%
Hispanic 3% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 81%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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100 Oak Ave
Bearden, AR 71720
Phone: (870) 687-2237

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