Mena, AR
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Mena Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Mena


Mena School District Details

Mena School District
501 Hickory
Mena, AR 71953

1,771 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Mena School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Arkansas

(10 is best)

Better than of AR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Holly Harshman Elem. School
1000 Geyer Dr
Mena, AR, 71953
03-05
Louise Durham Elem. School
106 N Reine St
Mena, AR, 71953
PK-02
Mena High School
700 S Morrow St
Mena, AR, 71953
09-12
Mena Middle School
320 R Mena St
Mena, AR, 71953
06-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.3% 64.1%
Black 0.7% 21.5%
Hispanic 4.2% 12.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.1% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.7% 61.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.4% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.3% 8.8%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,312 $9,646,592 55.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $481 $873,496 5.0%
Staff $561 $1,018,776 5.8%
General Administration $195 $354,120 2.0%
School Administration $423 $768,168 4.4%
Operation $894 $1,623,504 9.3%
Transportation $503 $913,448 5.2%
Other $153 $277,848 1.6%
Total Support $3,210 $5,829,360 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,143 $2,075,688 11.8%
Total Expenditures $9,665 $17,551,640 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,308 $2,602,497,623 50.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $469 $229,966,600 4.4%
Staff $727 $356,603,227 6.9%
General Administration $214 $104,949,298 2.0%
School Administration $494 $242,035,462 4.7%
Operation $949 $465,515,843 9.0%
Transportation $381 $186,804,671 3.6%
Other $265 $129,898,415 2.5%
Total Support $3,499 $1,715,716,034 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,794 $879,749,362 16.9%
Total Expenditures $10,602 $5,197,931,266 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Ouachita River School District Details

Ouachita River School District
143 Polk Road 96
Mena, AR 71953

722 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Ouachita River School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Arkansas

(10 is best)

Better than of AR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Acorn Elementary School
143 Polk 96
Mena, AR, 71953
PK-05
Acorn High School
143 Polk 96
Mena, AR, 71953
06-12
Oden High School
135 School Dr
Oden, AR, 71961
07-12
Oden Maddox Elementary School
135 School Dr
Oden, AR, 71961
KG-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.8% 64.1%
Black 0.6% 21.5%
Hispanic 2.7% 12.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.7% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.3% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 69.9% 61.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 52.4% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.6% 8.8%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,216 $3,567,744 48.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $558 $381,672 5.2%
Staff $1,137 $777,708 10.6%
General Administration $235 $160,740 2.2%
School Administration $487 $333,108 4.6%
Operation $1,013 $692,892 9.5%
Transportation $487 $333,108 4.6%
Other $322 $220,248 3.0%
Total Support $4,240 $2,900,160 39.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,238 $846,792 11.6%
Total Expenditures $10,694 $7,314,696 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,308 $2,602,497,623 50.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $469 $229,966,600 4.4%
Staff $727 $356,603,227 6.9%
General Administration $214 $104,949,298 2.0%
School Administration $494 $242,035,462 4.7%
Operation $949 $465,515,843 9.0%
Transportation $381 $186,804,671 3.6%
Other $265 $129,898,415 2.5%
Total Support $3,499 $1,715,716,034 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,794 $879,749,362 16.9%
Total Expenditures $10,602 $5,197,931,266 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%