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Emerson Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 159 students

 

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Posted June 27, 2008

I feel totally satisfied sending my children to Emerson Schools. The staff appears qulified to teach to any grade level, and do an excellent job of it. Also I like the communication we had this last school year using the homework logs. I can send messages daily and get responses daily from my childs teacher. Great place to educate a child.


Posted February 25, 2008

The staff and teachers are very much in control. Their curriculum is second to none. These kids are very lucky to have such caring teachers. Keep up the good work.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
90%
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.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
83%
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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
68%
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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
84%
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

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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 81% 64%
Black 15% 21%
Hispanic 3% 10%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 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 57%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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508 West Main
Emerson, AR 71740
Phone: (870) 547-2218

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