Elmer H. Cook Elementary School



Elmer H. Cook Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Elmer H. Cook Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 14
K 79
1 75
2 85
3 86
4 80
5 89
6 83
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Elmer H. Cook Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Smith, AR in the Fort Smith School District. It enrolls 591 students in grades 1st through 12th. Elmer H. Cook Elementary School is the 96th largest public school in Arkansas and the 13,921st largest nationally. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 591
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,921st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 96th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 528th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 173rd out of 555

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Elmer H. Cook Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 326
(55%)
4,615
(52%)
 Female 265
(45%)
4,340
(48%)

Elmer H. Cook Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 455
(77%)
4,110
(46%)
 Hispanic 46
(8%)
2,740
(31%)
 Black 32
(5%)
937
(10%)
 Two or More 26
(4%)
507
(6%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
486
(5%)
 American Indian 12
(2%)
154
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
21
(0%)

Elmer H. Cook Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 362
(61%)
2,260
(25%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 172
(29%)
5,840
(65%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(10%)
855
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Elmer H. Cook Elementary School is ranked 331st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Elmer H. Cook Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 65.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Elmer H. Cook Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 596
2006 587
2007 624
2008 623
2009 623
2010 638
2011 613
2012 591

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 17.8
2007 17.8
2008 18.9
2009 18.6
2010 18.4
2011 17.7
2012 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3003355704698
2006 0.33219761499148
2007 0.32371794871795
2008 0.35473515248796
2009 0.41091492776886
2010 0.40909090909091
2011 0.36704730831974
2012 0.38747884940778

Compare Elmer H. Cook Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 

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Elmer H. Cook Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 591 19:1  
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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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