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Northside Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 
 

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3 stars

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2014:
Based on 1 rating
2013:
Based on 2 ratings
2012:
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2011:
Based on 1 rating

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6 reviews of this school


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Posted May 2, 2014

Office staff is rude, condescending. They talk down to you and make you feel about 2 inches tall. Principal doesn't really seem to care, the Vice principal doesn't either. I used to enioy this school. Glad we're switching this year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2013

Northside Elementary has had a change of leadership. The long time principal retired a couple of years ago, and her replacement has so far been unable to maintain the good feeling that used to be part of our school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2013

Poor teacher morale, truly inept leadership make many of the teachers want other assignments. Cover your butt mentality, bunker atmosphere here.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 26, 2011

Excellent caring Principal- great leadership, cares about students and motivates teachers without intimidation. Fair and unbiased. Makes for a good school.


Posted April 7, 2009

Northside has a caring staff, involved parents, and energetic students. All are accepted and encouraged to be their very best in school and in the community.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 10, 2006

Great and caring teachers and staff. Willing to go beyond jst teaching kids. They also help when help is needed, for the whole family. My daughter went from barely passing at other school to A B honer roll in just a semester.
—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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
93%
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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
93%

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 84% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
21%
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
White 60% 64%
Hispanic 33% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Black 2% 21%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 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%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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807 North Sixth St
Rogers, AR 72756
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