Fort Smith School District

  • 3205 JENNY LIND RD
  • FORT SMITH, AR 72901
  • (479) 785-2501
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate87.3%76.4%
Dropout Rate4.6%4.7%
Per Pupil Spending$8,418$8,855
Students Per Teacher15.112.9
Number of Schools26-
Number of Students13,958-
Number of (FTE) Teachers923-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment13,95815.1
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students218
Kindergarten Students1,101
1st Grade Students1,138
2nd Grade Students1,140
3rd Grade Students1,098
4th Grade Students1,136
5th Grade Students1,048
6th Grade Students1,045
7th Grade Students1,076
8th Grade Students1,027
9th Grade Students1,031
10th Grade Students1,029
11th Grade Students958
12th Grade Students963
Ungraded Students4
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native411
Asian or Pacific Islander856
Hispanic3,643
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,772
White (Non-Hispanic)6,641
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male7,125
Female6,885

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers92315.1
Prekindergarten Teachers10-
Kindergarten Teachers100-
Elementary Teachers346-
Secondary Teachers364-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes103-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides132
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors10
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors38
Elementary20
Secondary18
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians26
Library Support Staff20
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff724
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators17
LEA Administrative Support Staff76
School Administrators46
School Administrative Support Staff96
Student Support Services172
Other Support Services Staff317

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$127,311,000-
Total Local Revenues$47,532,00037.3%
Property Tax$11,640,0009.1%
Other School Systems$7,0000.01%
Cities and Counties$16,0000.01%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$313,0000.2%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$65,0000.05%
School Lunch$1,544,0001.2%
Textbook Sales and Rentals$5,0000.00%
District Activity Receipts$843,0000.7%
Rents and Royalties$105,0000.08%
Interest Earnings$1,556,0001.2%
Private Contributions$377,0000.3%
Miscellaneous$1,124,0000.9%
NCES and Census Revenue$29,937,00023.5%
Total State Revenues$64,015,00050.3%
General Formula Assistance$50,256,00039.5%
Special Education Programs$5,874,0004.6%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$1,990,0001.6%
Bilingual Education Programs$820,0000.6%
Gifted and Talented Programs$15,0000.01%
Vocational Education Programs$205,0000.2%
School Lunch Programs$41,0000.03%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$246,0000.2%
Other Programs$1,416,0001.1%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$1,271,0001.0%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$1,881,0001.5%
Total Federal Revenues$15,764,00012.4%
Through State - Title I$4,020,0003.2%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$3,605,0002.8%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$106,0000.08%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$81,0000.06%
Through State - Title V, Part A$30,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$290,0000.2%
Through State - Bilingual Education$262,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$4,207,0003.3%
Through State - Other$2,804,0002.2%
Direct - Indian Education$162,0000.1%
Direct - Other$197,0000.2%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$117,333,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$67,135,00057.2%
Total Support Services Expenditures$44,393,00037.8%
Student Support$8,362,0006.6%
Instructional Staff Support$10,934,0008.6%
General Administration Support$811,0000.6%
School Administration Support$6,730,0005.3%
Operation and Maintenance Support$12,724,00010.0%
Student Transportation Support$2,221,0001.7%
Other Support Services$2,611,0002.1%
Total Other Expenditures$5,805,0004.9%
Food Services$5,805,0004.6%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 87.3%
Total Diploma Count 901
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121834.6%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Fort Smith School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 26
  • Students: 13,958
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 923
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ALBERT PIKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4111 Park Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Public | PK-6
499 15.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
BALLMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2601 South Q St
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
325 12.5

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BARLING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1400 D St
Barling, AR
Public | KG-6
315 13.1

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BEARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1600 Cavanaugh Rd
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
294 11.3

4 out of 5
8 Reviews
BELLE POINT ALTERNATIVE CENTER SCHOOL
1501 Dodson Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Public | 7-12
75 5.4

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BONNEVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2500 South Waldron Rd
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
343 13.2

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
CARNALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2524 South Tulsa St
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
261 11.9

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CAVANAUGH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1025 School St
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
211 11.1

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DORA KIMMONS JR. HIGH SCHOOL
2201 North 50th St
Fort Smith, AR
Public | 7-9
791 13.2

3 out of 5
4 Reviews
ELMER H. COOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3517 Brooken Hill Dr
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
623 16.8

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EUPER LANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6601 Euper Ln
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
467 14.2

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
FAIRVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2400 South Dallas
Fort Smith, AR
Public | PK-6
665 16.2

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HARRY C. MORRISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3415 Newlon Rd
Fort Smith, AR
Public | PK-6
231 10.5

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HOWARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1301 North 8th St
Fort Smith, AR
Public | PK-6
414 14.3

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JOHN P. WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3201 Massard Rd
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
464 16.0

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L. A. CHAFFIN JR. HIGH SCHOOL
3025 Massard Rd
Fort Smith, AR
Public | 7-9
758 14.0

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NORTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL
2301 North B St
Fort Smith, AR
Public | 10-12
1,375 12.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
RAMSEY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
3201 Jenny Lind Rd
Fort Smith, AR
Public | 7-9
967 16.7

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RAYMOND E. ORR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3609 Phoenix St
Fort Smith, AR
Public | PK-6
417 14.9

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SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL
4100 Gary St
Fort Smith, AR
Public | 10-12
1,541 14.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
SPRADLING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4949 Spradling Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
431 14.4

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SUNNYMEDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4201 North O St
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
620 15.5

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SUTTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5001 Kelley Hwy
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
521 15.3

4 out of 5
4 Reviews
TILLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
815 North 16th St
Fort Smith, AR
Public | PK-6
458 13.1

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TRUSTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3300 Harris Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Public | KG-6
365 13.0

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WILLIAM O. DARBY JR. HIGH SCHOOL
616 North 14th St
Fort Smith, AR
Public | 7-9
579 10.9

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