Education
Grade 8 Math
Source: Arkansas Department of Education
Grade 8 Math Proficiency
2017
Alma School District43%
Alpena School District51%
Arkadelphia School District46%
Armorel School District44%
Ashdown School District42%
Atkins Public Schools54%
Augusta School District42%
Bald Knob School District44%
Barton-Lexa School District30%
Batesville School District51%
Bauxite School District30%
Bay School District35%
Bearden School District24%
Beebe School District66%
Benton School District57%
Bentonville Public Schools63%
Bergman School District63%
Berryville Public Schools53%
Bismarck Public Schools76%
Blevins School District49%
Blytheville School District16%
Booneville School District47%
Bradford School District42%
Brinkley School District47%
Brookland School District53%
Bryant Public Schools60%
Buffalo Island Central School District53%
Cabot Public Schools63%
Caddo Hills School District33%
Calico Rock School District31%
Camden Fairview School District24%
Carlisle School District49%
Cave City School District47%
Cedar Ridge School District19%
Cedarville School District60%
Centerpoint School District36%
Charleston School District58%
Clarendon School District7%
Clarksville School District39%
Cleveland County School District55%
Clinton School District54%
Concord Public Schools53%
Conway Public Schools52%
Corning Public Schools29%
Cossatot River School District28%
Cotter School District49%
County Line School District42%
Cross County School District24%
Crossett School District27%
Cutter-Morning Star School District40%
Danville School District37%
Dardanelle Public Schools55%
De Queen School District65%
Decatur School District9%
Deer/Mount Judea School District39%
Dermott School District22%
Des Arc Public Schools73%
DeWitt School District44%
Dierks School District48%
Dollarway School District7%
Dover School District44%
Drew Central School District33%
Dumas School District29%
Earle School District15%
East End School District53%
East Poinsett County School District45%
El Dorado School District32%
Elkins School District43%
Emerson-Taylor School District39%
England School District33%
Eureka Springs School District45%
Farmington School District55%
Fayetteville School District61%
Flippin School District36%
Fordyce School District29%
Foreman School District40%
Forrest City School District24%
Fort Smith Public Schools44%
Fouke School District43%
Fountain Lake School District64%
Genoa Central School District73%
Gentry Public Schools49%
Glen Rose School District60%
Gosnell School District56%
Gravette School District72%
Green Forest School District46%
Greenbrier School District65%
Greene County Technical School District58%
Greenland Public Schools30%
Greenwood School District70%
Gurdon School District32%
Guy-Perkins Schools26%
Hackett Public Schools31%
Hamburg School District40%
Hampton School District24%
Harmony Grove School District26%
Harrisburg School District55%
Harrison School District54%
Hazen School District17%
Heber Springs School District54%
Hector School District38%
Helena-West Helena School District7%
Hermitage School District24%
Highland School District55%
Hillcrest School District32%
Hope School District21%
Horatio School District37%
Hot Springs School District18%
Hoxie School District47%
Huntsville School District39%
Izard Cty Consolidated Schools43%
Jackson County School District60%
Jasper School District40%
Jessieville School District44%
Jonesboro Public Schools31%
Junction City School District11%
Kirby School District16%
Lafayette County School District10%
Lake Hamilton School District47%
Lakeside School District55%
Lamar School District37%
Lavaca Public Schools53%
Lawrence County School District53%
Lead Hill School District33%
Lee County School District19%
Lincoln School District39%
Little Rock School District29%
Lonoke School District32%
Magazine Schools51%
Magnet Cove School District51%
Magnolia School District35%
Malvern Special School District37%
Mammoth Spring Schools58%
Manila School District44%
Mansfield School District45%
Marion School District30%
Marked Tree School District44%
Marmaduke School District23%
Marvell School District3%
Mayflower School District38%
Maynard School District36%
McCrory School District38%
McGehee School District28%
Melbourne School District61%
Mena Public Schools53%
Midland School District21%
Mineral Springs School District19%
Monticello School District36%
Mount Ida School District29%
Mount Vernon-Enola School District53%
Mountain Home School District46%
Mountain Pine School District35%
Mountain View School District52%
Mountainburg Schools31%
Mulberry School District50%
Murfreesboro School District38%
Nashville School District59%
Nemo Vista School District73%
Nettleton School District39%
Nevada School District24%
Newport School District31%
Norfork Schools65%
North Little Rock School District27%
Omaha School District30%
Osceola School District21%
Ouachita River School District44%
Ouachita School District36%
Ozark Mountain School District20%
Ozark School District52%
Palestine-Wheatley School District36%
Pangburn School District34%
Paragould School District37%
Paris School District35%
Parkers Chapel School District47%
Pea Ridge School District35%
Perryville School District44%
Piggott School District25%
Pine Bluff School District13%
Pocahontas School District64%
Pottsville Public Schools53%
Poyen School District29%
Prairie Grove School District50%
Prescott School District16%
Pulaski County Special School District35%
Quitman School District32%
Rector School District29%
Riverside School District28%
Riverview School District48%
Rogers Public Schools53%
Rose Bud School District28%
Russellville Schools50%
Salem School District63%
Scranton School District44%
Searcy County School District39%
Searcy School District62%
Sheridan School District42%
Shirley School District39%
Siloam Springs Schools47%
Sloan-Hendrix School District15%
Smackover School District27%
South Conway County School District31%
South Mississippi County School District16%
South Side-Bee Branch School District44%
Southside School District43%
Spring Hill School District39%
Springdale School District44%
Star City School District32%
Strong School District25%
Stuttgart School District42%
Texarkana School District36%
Trumann Schools28%
Two Rivers School District33%
Valley Springs School District66%
Valley View School District63%
Van Buren School District53%
Vilonia School District52%
Viola School District52%
Waldron School District32%
Warren School District36%
Watson Chapel School District13%
West Fork School District42%
West Memphis School District22%
West Side School District50%
Western Yell County School District36%
Westside Consolidated School District39%
Westside School District15%
White County Central School District12%
White Hall School District53%
Wonderview School District53%
Woodlawn School District53%
Wynne Public Schools40%
Yellville-Summit School District35%

Source: Arkansas Department of Education




Number of Students Proficient in Grade 8 Math
2017
Alma School District117
Alpena School District18
Arkadelphia School District62
Armorel School District14
Ashdown School District48
Atkins Public Schools38
Augusta School District11
Bald Knob School District37
Barton-Lexa School District21
Batesville School District107
Bauxite School District45
Bay School District12
Bearden School District8
Beebe School District171
Benton School District220
Bentonville Public Schools796
Bergman School District55
Berryville Public Schools74
Bismarck Public Schools53
Blevins School District17
Blytheville School District21
Booneville School District42
Bradford School District15
Brinkley School District14
Brookland School District105
Bryant Public Schools388
Buffalo Island Central School District33
Cabot Public Schools514
Caddo Hills School District16
Calico Rock School District9
Camden Fairview School District37
Carlisle School District28
Cave City School District44
Cedar Ridge School District11
Cedarville School District33
Centerpoint School District28
Charleston School District33
Clarendon School District2
Clarksville School District79
Cleveland County School District30
Clinton School District60
Concord Public Schools19
Conway Public Schools363
Corning Public Schools23
Cossatot River School District24
Cotter School District25
County Line School District15
Cross County School District11
Crossett School District36
Cutter-Morning Star School District23
Danville School District23
Dardanelle Public Schools75
De Queen School District115
Decatur School District4
Deer/Mount Judea School District10
Dermott School District5
Des Arc Public Schools33
DeWitt School District37
Dierks School District20
Dollarway School District5
Dover School District51
Drew Central School District31
Dumas School District29
Earle School District6
East End School District24
East Poinsett County School District27
El Dorado School District99
Elkins School District43
Emerson-Taylor School District35
England School District14
Eureka Springs School District19
Farmington School District110
Fayetteville School District430
Flippin School District27
Fordyce School District14
Foreman School District19
Forrest City School District39
Fort Smith Public Schools457
Fouke School District33
Fountain Lake School District70
Genoa Central School District58
Gentry Public Schools42
Glen Rose School District46
Gosnell School District54
Gravette School District104
Green Forest School District44
Greenbrier School District172
Greene County Technical School District152
Greenland Public Schools21
Greenwood School District180
Gurdon School District15
Guy-Perkins Schools6
Hackett Public Schools21
Hamburg School District60
Hampton School District12
Harmony Grove School District23
Harrisburg School District47
Harrison School District94
Hazen School District5
Heber Springs School District71
Hector School District15
Helena-West Helena School District6
Hermitage School District10
Highland School District75
Hillcrest School District11
Hope School District31
Horatio School District34
Hot Springs School District43
Hoxie School District24
Huntsville School District71
Izard Cty Consolidated Schools13
Jackson County School District36
Jasper School District28
Jessieville School District26
Jonesboro Public Schools138
Junction City School District7
Kirby School District5
Lafayette County School District4
Lake Hamilton School District160
Lakeside School District159
Lamar School District35
Lavaca Public Schools39
Lawrence County School District32
Lead Hill School District8
Lee County School District11
Lincoln School District36
Little Rock School District417
Lonoke School District51
Magazine Schools25
Magnet Cove School District26
Magnolia School District67
Malvern Special School District53
Mammoth Spring Schools19
Manila School District31
Mansfield School District24
Marion School District91
Marked Tree School District15
Marmaduke School District13
Marvell School District1
Mayflower School District33
Maynard School District15
McCrory School District16
McGehee School District23
Melbourne School District46
Mena Public Schools74
Midland School District10
Mineral Springs School District7
Monticello School District43
Mount Ida School District9
Mount Vernon-Enola School District20
Mountain Home School District137
Mountain Pine School District14
Mountain View School District71
Mountainburg Schools16
Mulberry School District12
Murfreesboro School District21
Nashville School District89
Nemo Vista School District22
Nettleton School District93
Nevada School District8
Newport School District24
Norfork Schools26
North Little Rock School District152
Omaha School District8
Osceola School District18
Ouachita River School District20
Ouachita School District14
Ozark Mountain School District10
Ozark School District73
Palestine-Wheatley School District22
Pangburn School District21
Paragould School District90
Paris School District27
Parkers Chapel School District25
Pea Ridge School District63
Perryville School District31
Piggott School District17
Pine Bluff School District36
Pocahontas School District91
Pottsville Public Schools65
Poyen School District13
Prairie Grove School District75
Prescott School District13
Pulaski County Special School District321
Quitman School District13
Rector School District14
Riverside School District17
Riverview School District40
Rogers Public Schools597
Rose Bud School District17
Russellville Schools177
Salem School District41
Scranton School District15
Searcy County School District20
Searcy School District170
Sheridan School District124
Shirley School District11
Siloam Springs Schools149
Sloan-Hendrix School District8
Smackover School District22
South Conway County School District48
South Mississippi County School District14
South Side-Bee Branch School District17
Southside School District60
Spring Hill School District16
Springdale School District713
Star City School District39
Strong School District5
Stuttgart School District51
Texarkana School District98
Trumann Schools28
Two Rivers School District17
Valley Springs School District53
Valley View School District140
Van Buren School District221
Vilonia School District123
Viola School District13
Waldron School District33
Warren School District39
Watson Chapel School District24
West Fork School District32
West Memphis School District89
West Side School District16
Western Yell County School District12
Westside Consolidated School District60
Westside School District8
White County Central School District6
White Hall School District101
Wonderview School District16
Woodlawn School District25
Wynne Public Schools77
Yellville-Summit School District18

Source: Arkansas Department of Education



STATE TREND

Increasing


44%

2017
1% = 353
Students

What does this measure?

The percentage of students scoring as proficient ("Ready" or "Exceeding") on the Grade 8 ACT Aspire math exam.

Why is this important?

The middle school math examination serves as a checkpoint for high school preparation. Performance on this exam can help predict high school success in math.

How is Arkansas doing?

In 2017, 44% of 8th graders were proficient on the exam, up 6 percentage points from 2016. Females performed better than males, with 46% meeting proficiency compared to 42% of males.

Proficiency was lower among economically disadvantaged students at 33%. White and Asian students had higher proficiency rates (72% and 50%) compared to black/African American and Hispanic or Latino students (21% and 28%, respectively).

Proficiency was highest at Haas Hall Academy (97%). In the Little Rock district, 29% of 8th graders were proficient, up 5 percentage points from 2016.

Notes about the data

As assessments vary among states, it is not possible to include comparable data for the nation or other areas in this indicator. As assessments vary among states, it is not possible to include comparable data for the nation or other areas in this indicator. Economically disadvantaged students are those who are eligible to receive free or reduce price lunches. Results for prior years are not comparable as the state adjusted the test.




Source: Arkansas Department of Education


Grade 8 Math Proficiency
20162017
Arkansas38%44%

Source: Arkansas Department of Education




Number of Students Proficient in Grade 8 Math
20162017
Arkansas13,65915,402

Source: Arkansas Department of Education






Source: Arkansas Department of Education


Grade 8 Math Proficiency by Race/Ethnicity
American Indian/Alaska NativeAsianBlack/African AmericanHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian/Other Pacific IslanderNot CategorizedWhite
Arkansas43%72%21%38%27%20%50%

Source: Arkansas Department of Education




The number of students tested who scored Ready or Exceeding on the Grade 8 ACT Aspire Math exam by race and ethnicity.
American Indian/Alaska NativeAsianBlack/African AmericanHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian/Other Pacific IslanderNot CategorizedWhite
Arkansas3234891,5151,6807814613,088

Source: Arkansas Department of Education





Source: Arkansas Department of Education


Grade 8 Math Proficiency by Gender
FemaleMale
Arkansas46%42%

Source: Arkansas Department of Education




The number of students tested who scored Ready or Exceeding on the Grade 3 ACT Aspire Math exam by gender.
FemaleMale
Arkansas7,8517,673

Source: Arkansas Department of Education





Source: Arkansas Department of Education


Grade 8 Math Proficiency by Student Subgroup
Economically Disadvantaged StudentsEnglish Language LearnersGifted StudentsMigrant StudentsStudents with Disabilities
Arkansas33%24%83%28%6%

Source: Arkansas Department of Education




The number of students tested who scored Ready or Exceeding on the Grade 8 ACT Aspire Math exam by student group.
Economically Disadvantaged StudentsEnglish Language LearnersGifted StudentsMigrant StudentsStudents with Disabilities
Arkansas6,8236573,98664209

Source: Arkansas Department of Education









INDICATORS TREND | STATE
Grade 3 Reading Increasing
Grade 8 Math Increasing
Graduation Rate Increasing
Remediation Rate Decreasing
Adults with a High School Degree Increasing
Adults with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher Increasing
Infant Mortality Decreasing
Early Prenatal Care Increasing
Overweight or Obese Students Increasing
Student Drug Usage Decreasing
Overweight or Obese Adults Increasing
Physically Inactive Adults Increasing
Smoking Rate Decreasing
Flouridated Water Increasing
Insurance Coverage Rates Increasing
Oral Health Increasing
Life Expectancy Increasing
Routine Check-ups Increasing
Births to Teens Decreasing
Female-headed Households Increasing
Children Living in Poverty Increasing
People Living in Poverty Increasing
Elderly Living in Poverty Decreasing
Median Household Income Maintaining
Unemployment Rate Maintaining
Homeownership Rate Decreasing
Child Abuse and Neglect Decreasing
Access to Financial Services Not Applicable
Food Insecurity Decreasing
Incarceration Rate Increasing
Homelessness Decreasing
Change in Total Jobs Increasing
Housing Affordability - Owning Maintaining
Housing Affordability - Renting Increasing
Voter Participation Rate Increasing
Charitable Giving Maintaining
Volunteering Decreasing
Group Participation Increasing
Connection to Neighbors Decreasing
Local Voting Decreasing
Change in Population Increasing
Change in Population by Race/Ethnicity Not Applicable
Change in Population by Age Not Applicable


Loading...