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Boone Park Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 371 students

 

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Posted December 23, 2008

Boone Park is a great school. My kids love it there and they teachers really care about my kids. We moved and went to another school and it was different. We asked to come back to boone park because my kids learned there and they made us feel like we were welcome.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 4, 2008

my kids go to boone park and i think its a great school
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Posted January 1, 2007

This is a wonderful school for several reasons. The literacy program has made such an impact on so many children. The principal is fair and understanding and a true advocate for learning. The teachers at Boone Park love what they do. They love the children and want to be there because they know they can make a difference in a child who may struggle. Boone Park teachers TEACH! They are the hardest working and most unappreciated teachers in the field despite their state and national recognition. Yet they are proud of their job, school, and children. I look up to them tremendously.
—Submitted by a staff


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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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
37%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
46%
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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
42%
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
36%
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
14%
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 89% 21%
White 6% 65%
Hispanic 4% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 98%N/A60%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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1400 Crutcher St
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Phone: (501) 340-5160

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