Barton Elementary School
10 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Barton Elementary School
Barton Elementary School is a public school located in the heart of the city. It serves students in grades K-5 and is committed to providing a safe, nurturing learning environment where all students can achieve their full potential. The school has a strong focus on academic excellence and offers a wide range of programs and activities to help students develop into well-rounded individuals.
Barton Elementary School has a highly qualified and dedicated staff of teachers and administrators who are committed to helping students reach their goals. The school offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, after-school clubs, and special events. The school also provides a variety of resources for students and their families, including a library, computer lab, and counseling services.
Barton Elementary School is proud to be a part of the community and works hard to ensure that every student has the opportunity to succeed. The school is committed to helping students reach their highest potential and providing them with the tools they need to succeed in the future.
9546 Hwy 85 S
Barton, AR 72312
Pre-K – 6
Overview Barton Elementary School
Barton Elementary School serves 366 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Barton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).
Verdict on Barton Elementary School
Barton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Barton Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.