Bobby G Lester Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
601 Harris Rd
Jacksonville, AR 72076
Phone
(501) 982-7456
District
JACKSONVILLE NORTH PULASKI SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
PULASKI COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
567
Classroom Teachers
36

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arkansas

3

(10 is best)

Better than 27.0% of AR schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Bobby G Lester Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
45%
51%
37%
41%
52%
62%
45%
51%
37%
41%
52%
62%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
35%
49%
37%
45%
32%
53%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
34%
47%
34%
44%
34%
49%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
16
15
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 114 20.1%
Grade 1 90 15.9%
Grade 2 91 16.0%
Grade 3 111 19.6%
Grade 4 82 14.5%
Grade 5 79 13.9%
Total 567 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 40.6% 36.2% 62.2%
Black 50.7% 54.1% 20.5%
Hispanic 6.9% 8.0% 13.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.9% 0.8% 1.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.8% 1.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 99.7% 65.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 99.7% 57.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 7.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 37,675 3,017,804
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 57
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.1% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.9% 19.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.1% 32.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.6% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 15.3% 16.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 13,919 1,158,071
Single Parent Households With Children 14.6% 11.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.6% 86.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 16.9% 23.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.1% 7.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.6% 11.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.5% 11.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.9% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.2% 20.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.1% 18.0%
$15,000 or less 13.6% 13.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,293 $19,827,000 26.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $583 $2,692,000 3.6%
Staff $1,030 $4,755,000 6.3%
General Administration $214 $987,000 1.3%
School Administration $435 $2,008,000 2.7%
Operation $754 $3,480,000 4.6%
Transportation $516 $2,385,000 3.2%
Other $226 $1,043,000 1.4%
Total Support $3,757 $17,350,000 23.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $8,257 $38,131,000 50.6%
Total Expenditures $16,307 $75,308,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,602 $2,783,202,000 49.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $519 $257,708,000 4.5%
Staff $744 $369,793,000 6.5%
General Administration $239 $118,976,000 2.1%
School Administration $524 $260,092,000 4.6%
Operation $1,016 $504,664,000 8.9%
Transportation $383 $190,302,000 3.3%
Other $296 $147,078,000 2.6%
Total Support $3,721 $1,848,613,000 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,116 $1,051,211,000 18.5%
Total Expenditures $11,439 $5,683,026,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%