Cato Elementary School



Cato Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cato Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 61
1 54
2 52
3 53
4 51
5 50
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cato Elementary School is a public elementary school located in North Little Rock, AR in the Pulaski County. Spec. School District. It enrolls 341 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cato Elementary School is the 369th largest public school in Arkansas and the 37,498th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 341
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.09
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,498th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 369th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 359th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 407th out of 555

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Cato Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 178
(52%)
6,476
(49%)
 Male 163
(48%)
6,840
(51%)

Cato Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 217
(64%)
6,212
(47%)
 Black 100
(29%)
5,434
(41%)
 Hispanic 16
(5%)
934
(7%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
71
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
362
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
289
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Cato Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 231
(68%)
6,829
(51%)
 Not Eligible 73
(21%)
5,162
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(11%)
1,325
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Cato Elementary School is ranked 270th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cato Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.6%) is 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.

Cato Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 349
2006 359
2007 348
2008 347
2009 352
2010 323
2011 314
2012 341

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 15
2007 13.4
2008 13.9
2009 13.3
2010 14.1
2011 15.7
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53295128939828
2006 0.59052924791086
2007 0.6551724137931
2008 0.65129682997118
2009 0.67045454545455
2010 0.69040247678019
2011 0.65923566878981
2012 0.78592375366569

Compare Cato Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 78.6%
 

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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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