Howard Elementary School



Howard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Howard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 58
1 42
2 50
3 43
4 40
5 32
6 54
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Howard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Smith, AR in the Fort Smith School District. It enrolls 359 students in grades 1st through 12th. Howard Elementary School is the 349th largest public school in Arkansas and the 35,770th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 359
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,770th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 349th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 86th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 249th out of 555

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Howard Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 180
(50%)
4,340
(48%)
 Male 179
(50%)
4,615
(52%)

Howard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 206
(57%)
2,740
(31%)
 Black 74
(21%)
937
(10%)
 White 56
(16%)
4,110
(46%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
507
(6%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
486
(5%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
154
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
21
(0%)

Howard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(91%)
5,840
(65%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(5%)
855
(10%)
 Not Eligible 14
(4%)
2,260
(25%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Howard Elementary School is ranked 159th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Howard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.1%) is significantly 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.

Howard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 363
2006 385
2007 398
2008 442
2009 414
2010 395
2011 393
2012 359

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 12.8
2007 15.9
2008 18.4
2009 15.8
2010 16
2011 15.8
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83746556473829
2006 0.92987012987013
2007 0.9572864321608
2008 0.95022624434389
2009 0.96135265700483
2010 0.9746835443038
2011 0.96437659033079
2012 0.96100278551532

Compare Howard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
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 96.1%
 

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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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