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Jacksonville Lighthouse Elementary School

Charter | K-4 | 252 students

 
 

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5 stars

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2014:
Based on 3 ratings
2013:
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Posted April 17, 2014

I love this school! They are preparing my child academically as well as socially. Lighthouse has taught her that everyday is a new opportunity to learn. So she faces each day with expectancy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2014

Lighthouse is great!! Their art infusion approach has helped my child understand things he could not before. As a 9th grader, not only were his school supplies provided, he also received a laptop!! I know that lighthouse has created an environment to help my child be successful!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2014

This is a great school with a great staff. All campuses have great programs. The school is growing each year by expanding the extracurricular programs and with course offerings. We are fortunate to have this school in our community.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 79% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
n/a
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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
n/a
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 52% 21%
White 34% 64%
Hispanic 12% 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 62%N/A61%
Female 54%N/A49%
Male 46%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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251 North First St
Jacksonville, AR 72076
Phone: (501) 985-1200

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