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Wakefield Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 563 students

 

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Posted September 22, 2009

I have worked at wakefield for 8 years now, and the lrsd for 32 years. We truly do believe in and expect the very best from our boys and girls each day. We find it of utmost importance to prepare them for life..In every way, academically, socially, emotinally..Just to be the very best person they can be. Come check us out..One of our strong suits is that we care abut the 'whole child'..For many years now we have assisted families in many many ways..With clothing, christmas gifts, and many other needs. We are a top notch super caring place to be. Ms woodham, wakefield counselor


Posted June 17, 2008

My daughter attended Wakefield Elementary this past school year. I believe she received a wonderful education. She was even reading way above grade level by the end of the school year!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 26, 2007

I don't feel as if they are pushing or expecting the students to excel. Children will strive to meet required goals if pushed to do so.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2005

I love wakefield elem, it is a good school. I have 3 sons and my oldest has moved on. I have 2 others there they really like it. The programs they have are wonderful. I just can't really tell you how it is you have to be a part of the of the team.
—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.
Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 79% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
59%

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 85% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
64%
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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
22%
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 71% 21%
Hispanic 27% 10%
White 2% 64%
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 96%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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75 Westminister Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
Phone: (501) 447-6600

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