Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary



Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 284
2 322
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
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Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary is a public elementary school located in Mountain Home, AR in the Mountain Home School District. It enrolls 611 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary is the 90th largest public school in Arkansas and the 12,952nd largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 611
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,952nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 90th out of 548
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 258th out of 548
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 58th out of 548

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Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 312
(51%)
1,239
(51%)
 Female 299
(49%)
1,193
(49%)

Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 552
(90%)
2,227
(92%)
 Hispanic 29
(5%)
94
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
70
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Black 6
(1%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
13
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 309
(51%)
1,120
(46%)
 Not Eligible 255
(42%)
1,078
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(8%)
234
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary is ranked 178th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 67.1%. 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.

Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 937
2006 976
2007 946
2008 925
2009 932
2010 633
2011 641
2012 649
2013 623
2014 632
2015 611

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 16.5
2007 16
2008 15.9
2009 18.3
2010 16.1
2011 16.4
2012 15.8
2013 15
2014 14.8
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51654215581644
2006 0.5297131147541
2007 0.54122621564482
2008 0.57405405405405
2009 0.59656652360515
2010 0.57661927330174
2011 0.58814352574103
2012 0.59630200308166
2013 0.57303370786517
2014 0.61075949367089
2015 0.58265139116203

Compare Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.3%
 
State Average 67.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary
Mountain Home, AR
Public 01 - 02 611 14.5:1  
Hackler Intermediate School
Mountain Home, AR
Public 03 - 05 919 16.1:1 2 miles
Mountain Home Kindergarten
Mountain Home, AR
Public PK - KG 298 12:1 2 miles
Pinkston Middle School
Mountain Home, AR
Public 06 - 07 604 13.8:1 2 miles
Mountain Home Christian Academy
Mountain Home, AR
Private PK - 11 113 9:1 3 miles
Amanda Gist Elementary School
Cotter, AR
Public PK - 06 416 13.7:1 10 miles
Flippin Elementary School
Flippin, AR
Public PK - 05 465 15.4:1 13 miles
Arrie Goforth Elementary School
Norfork, AR
Public KG - 06 222 9.6:1 13 miles
Flippin Middle School
Flippin, AR
Public 06 - 08 190 10.8:1 13 miles
Bakersfield High School
Bakersfield, MO
Public 06 - 12 186 11.5:1 18 miles
Bakersfield Elementary
Bakersfield, MO
Public PK - 05 176 11.7:1 18 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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