Cato Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
9906 Cato Rd
North Little Rock, AR 72120
Phone
(501) 833-1160
District
PULASKI CO. SPEC. SCHOOL DIST.
County
PULASKI COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
312
Classroom Teachers
23

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arkansas

8

(10 is best)

Better than 72.0% of AR schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Cato Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 48
Proficiency in Reading 42 38
Proficiency in Math 80 59

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 48
Proficiency in Reading 46 44
Proficiency in Math 67 52

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 44
Proficiency in Reading 46 38
Proficiency in Math 42 50

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.70
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.89
AVG FOR STATE 13.81
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 19 6.1%
Kindergarten 59 18.9%
Grade 1 41 13.1%
Grade 2 40 12.8%
Grade 3 50 16.0%
Grade 4 48 15.4%
Grade 5 55 17.6%
Total 312 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 63.2% 44.8% 62.8%
Black 28.4% 43.5% 21.0%
Hispanic 7.7% 8.8% 13.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 2.4% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.5% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.1% 26.8% 34.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.6% 19.1% 25.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.5% 7.8% 8.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 161,063 3,013,825
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 222.5 57
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.7% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.7% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.4% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.0% 25.3%
65 OR OLDER 15.1% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 61,144 1,150,936
Single Parent Households With Children 11.6% 11.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.1% 85.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.6% 22.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.6% 6.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.5% 9.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 10.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.0% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.8% 21.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.9% 19.2%
$15,000 or less 11.2% 15.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,753 $99,595,936 47.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $631 $10,923,872 5.2%
Staff $691 $11,962,592 5.7%
General Administration $364 $6,301,568 3.0%
School Administration $695 $12,031,840 5.7%
Operation $1,148 $19,874,176 9.4%
Transportation $665 $11,512,480 5.5%
Other $551 $9,538,912 4.5%
Total Support $4,745 $82,145,440 38.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,703 $29,482,336 14.0%
Total Expenditures $12,201 $211,223,712 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,419 $2,675,041,458 49.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $491 $242,137,408 4.5%
Staff $741 $365,860,413 6.7%
General Administration $235 $116,094,667 2.1%
School Administration $512 $252,770,763 4.7%
Operation $990 $488,891,477 9.0%
Transportation $362 $178,745,452 3.3%
Other $285 $140,630,664 2.6%
Total Support $3,617 $1,785,179,882 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,954 $964,398,984 17.8%
Total Expenditures $10,989 $5,424,587,274 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%