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In 2014, eight of the top enrollment school districts in Arkansas will hold elections for a total of 14 seats on September 16, 2014.
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Revision as of 15:17, 21 March 2014

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List of school districts in Arkansas

State profile
Number of students: 482,114
Number of schools: 1,128
Graduation rate: 82.7%
Per-pupil spending: $9,353
State school administration
Chairman: Brenda Gullett
State Board Members: 9
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List of school districts in Arkansas
Arkansas
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Arkansas is home to 1,128 schools and 482,114 K-12 students.[1]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Brenda Gullett, Chairman
    • Samuel Ledbetter, Vice Chairman
    • Joe Black, Board Member
    • Alice Williams Mahony, Board Member
    • Toyce Newton, Board Member
    • Mireya Reith, Board Member
    • Vicki Saviers, Board Member
    • Jay Barth, Board Member
    • Diane Zook, Board Member


Enrollment

The following table displays the top nine Arkansas school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Little Rock School District
2.) Springdale Public Schools
3.) Pulaski County Special School District
4.) Rogers School District
5.) Fort Smith Public Schools
6.) Bentonville School District
7.) Cabot Public School District
8.) Conway Public Schools
9.) North Little Rock School District

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Arkansas.[2]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 64.8%
African American 21.5%
Hispanic 9.8%
Asian 1.9%
American Indian 0.7%
Two or More 1.3%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Arkansas school board elections, 2014

A total of seven Arkansas school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for 12 seats. Each district held elections on September 16, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Arkansas's school board elections in 2014:

  • The largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Little Rock School District with 25,685 K-12 students.
  • The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Conway Public Schools with 9,455 K-12 students.
  • Five school districts were tied for the most seats on the ballot in 2014 with two seats up for election in each district.
  • Rogers School District and Springdale Public Schools had the fewest seats on the ballot in 2014 with one seat up for election in each district.

The districts listed below served 106,835 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[3] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Arkansas School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Bentonville School District 9/16/2014 2 7 13,530
Cabot Public School District 9/16/2014 2 7 10,307
Conway Public Schools 9/16/2014 2 7 9,455
Fort Smith Public Schools 9/16/2014 2 7 14,107
Little Rock School District 9/16/2014 2 7 25,685
Rogers School District 9/16/2014 1 7 14,340
Springdale Public Schools 9/16/2014 1 7 19,411


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External links

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