West Memphis School District

  • 301 SOUTH AVALON
  • WEST MEMPHIS, AR 72301
  • (870) 735-1915
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate64.6%76.4%
Dropout Rate6.0%4.7%
Per Pupil Spending$8,412$8,855
Students Per Teacher14.312.9
Number of Schools12-
Number of Students5,996-
Number of (FTE) Teachers420-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment5,99614.3
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students76
Kindergarten Students515
1st Grade Students520
2nd Grade Students480
3rd Grade Students512
4th Grade Students434
5th Grade Students455
6th Grade Students454
7th Grade Students447
8th Grade Students457
9th Grade Students432
10th Grade Students526
11th Grade Students372
12th Grade Students319
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native2
Asian or Pacific Islander26
Hispanic37
Black (Non-Hispanic)4,799
White (Non-Hispanic)1,106
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male3,016
Female2,983

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers42014.3
Prekindergarten Teachers4-
Kindergarten Teachers49-
Elementary Teachers162-
Secondary Teachers168-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes37-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides65
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors5
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors15
Elementary8
Secondary7
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians12
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff244
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators6
LEA Administrative Support Staff33
School Administrators22
School Administrative Support Staff38
Student Support Services78
Other Support Services Staff67

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$58,458,000-
Total Local Revenues$9,586,00016.4%
Property Tax$2,003,0003.4%
All Other Taxes$5,0000.01%
Cities and Counties$29,0000.05%
School Lunch$217,0000.4%
District Activity Receipts$779,0001.3%
Sale of Property$9,0000.02%
Interest Earnings$1,161,0002.0%
Private Contributions$48,0000.08%
Miscellaneous$184,0000.3%
NCES and Census Revenue$5,151,0008.8%
Total State Revenues$37,211,00063.7%
General Formula Assistance$29,034,00049.7%
Special Education Programs$4,886,0008.4%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$860,0001.5%
Bilingual Education Programs$1,0000.00%
Vocational Education Programs$56,0000.10%
School Lunch Programs$26,0000.04%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$217,0000.4%
Other Programs$792,0001.4%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$516,0000.9%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$823,0001.4%
Total Federal Revenues$11,661,00019.9%
Through State - Title I$3,016,0005.2%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$1,494,0002.6%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$2,343,0004.0%
Through State - Title V, Part A$12,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$132,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,443,0004.2%
Through State - Other$2,161,0003.7%
Direct - Other$60,0000.1%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$51,521,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$29,890,00058.0%
Total Support Services Expenditures$18,852,00036.6%
Student Support$1,897,0003.2%
Instructional Staff Support$4,651,0008.0%
General Administration Support$1,036,0001.8%
School Administration Support$2,594,0004.4%
Operation and Maintenance Support$5,680,0009.7%
Student Transportation Support$524,0000.9%
Other Support Services$2,470,0004.2%
Total Other Expenditures$2,779,0005.4%
Food Services$2,779,0004.8%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 64.6%
Total Diploma Count 329
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121006.0%

Map and Listings of Schools Within West Memphis School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 12
  • Students: 5,996
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 420
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BRAGG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
309 West Barton
West Memphis, AR
Public | KG-6
384 12.4

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EAST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
1151 Goodwin
West Memphis, AR
Public | 7-9
373 10.7

4.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
FAULK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
908 Vanderbilt
West Memphis, AR
Public | KG-6
511 15.0

4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
JACKSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2395 South L Henry St
West Memphis, AR
Public | KG-6
428 11.6

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MADDUX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2100 East Barton
West Memphis, AR
Public | KG-6
543 16.0

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RICHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1011 West Barton
West Memphis, AR
Public | KG-6
569 16.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
WEAVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1280 East Barton
West Memphis, AR
Public | KG-6
353 13.1

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WEDLOCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
200 B J Taylor St
Edmondson, AR
Public | KG-6
103 6.4

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WEST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
331 West Barton
West Memphis, AR
Public | 7-9
464 12.9

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WEST MEMPHIS HIGH SCHOOL
501 West Broadway
West Memphis, AR
Public | 10-12
1,217 16.0

4.5 out of 5
5 Reviews
WONDER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
801 South 16 St
West Memphis, AR
Public | PK-6
555 14.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
WONDER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
1405 Madison
West Memphis, AR
Public | 7-9
499 12.2

4 out of 5
10 Reviews
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