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Pulaski County Special School District

GreatSchools Rating: 4 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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925 East Dixon Rd
Little Rock, AR 72216
Pulaski County
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PH: (501) 490-2000

  • Grades PK, 1-12
  • 17,501 students
  • 39 schools

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 Benchmark Exam Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Literacy
 78% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 53% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 79% in 2013.

Math
 81% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 66% (2007)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Literacy
 85% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 85% in 2013.

Math
 79% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 59% (2007)
The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Science
 42% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 30% (2010)
 25% (2009)
The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

Literacy
 83% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 58% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 84% in 2013.

Math
 64% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Literacy
 60% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 50% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 73% in 2013.

Math
 64% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 55% (2007)
The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Science
 23% (2013)
 20% (2012)
 18% (2011)
 17% (2010)
 18% (2009)
The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

Literacy
 67% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 52% (2009)
 48% (2008)
 52% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 77% in 2013.

Math
 60% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 46% (2008)
 44% (2007)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Literacy
 67% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 77% in 2013.

Math
 52% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 51% (2009)
 44% (2008)
 29% (2007)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11

Literacy
 58% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 38% (2008)
 41% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 70% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 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.

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 End of Course Exam Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Algebra I
 72% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 49% (2008)
 37% (2007)
The state average for Algebra I was 77% in 2013.

Biology
 25% (2013)
 23% (2012)
 21% (2011)
 21% (2010)
 24% (2009)
The state average for Biology was 44% in 2013.

Geometry
 55% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 48% (2009)
 36% (2008)
 39% (2007)
The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Arkansas used the End of Course Exam to test high school students in algebra I, biology, and geometry.
  • The results for End of Course Exams administered in spring of each year are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The End of Course Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined by the state of Arkansas.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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 Teachers

 
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 Students

 
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