Beard Elementary School



Beard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Beard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 44
1 44
2 51
3 40
4 41
5 45
6 33
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Beard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Smith, AR in the Fort Smith School District. It enrolls 298 students in grades 1st through 12th. Beard Elementary School is the 417th largest public school in Arkansas and the 41,406th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 298
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,406th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 417th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 163rd out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 396th out of 555

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Beard Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 159
(53%)
4,340
(48%)
 Male 139
(47%)
4,615
(52%)

Beard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 196
(66%)
4,110
(46%)
 Black 34
(11%)
937
(10%)
 Two or More 28
(9%)
507
(6%)
 Hispanic 24
(8%)
2,740
(31%)
 American Indian 8
(3%)
154
(2%)
 Asian 8
(3%)
486
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
21
(0%)

Beard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 169
(57%)
5,840
(65%)
 Not Eligible 99
(33%)
2,260
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(10%)
855
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Beard Elementary School is ranked 392nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Beard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 65.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Beard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 298
2006 295
2007 318
2008 294
2009 294
2010 303
2011 285
2012 298

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 12.3
2007 12.2
2008 12.8
2009 12.5
2010 15.2
2011 14.5
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48657718120805
2006 0.48813559322034
2007 0.5440251572327
2008 0.5952380952381
2009 0.5952380952381
2010 0.60726072607261
2011 0.65263157894737
2012 0.66778523489933

Compare Beard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 66.8%
 

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Public KG - 06 298 13.9:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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