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Louise Durham Elementary School

Public | K-2 | 415 students


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Posted August 15, 2013

My school is Louise Durham Elementary in Mena, AR. I have had three grandchildren enrolled here over the last ten years. All are learning well and have had good teachers. Teachers are knowledgeable, experienced, and caring. While this is the only public school at this level, there is also a local private school. So far, we have had no problems with our grandchildren enrolled here. Two have gone on to one of the highest-ranking schools nationwide, and are doing well there. This little school in Mena was the beginning of both their educations. Kudos to the teachers, administration, and staff!
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Posted September 7, 2012

Parental involvement seems to be discouraged. No information on the lesson plans is sent home and access to the classroom and teacher is only by special request. My child has been attending this school for 4 weeks and I've only met his teacher once for less then 5 minutes and I had to request it from the office. Also think its a bit odd that breakfast is a required part of the school day.
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Posted October 22, 2007

Very positive experience and results with our three children over last 15 years, parental involvement appears high, good facilities and maintenance. A model for small public schools.
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Posted August 1, 2007

We have a really good school! Not only with lessons and learning but with morals and social skills.
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Posted February 23, 2007

We are very happy with our daughter school, everyone is great and, shes learning so good and quick.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 64%
Hispanic 6% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Black 1% 21%
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 68%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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106 North Reine St
Mena, AR 71953
Phone: (479) 394-2943


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