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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • 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
373
Classroom Teachers
23

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arkansas

7

(10 is best)

Better than 67.3% 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 76 66
Proficiency in Reading 86 73
Proficiency in Math 65 59

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 63
Proficiency in Reading 73 70
Proficiency in Math 66 55

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 58 62
Proficiency in Reading 70 72
Proficiency in Math 45 52

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.20
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.58
AVG FOR STATE 13.75
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 20 5.4%
Kindergarten 72 19.3%
Grade 1 54 14.5%
Grade 2 66 17.7%
Grade 3 50 13.4%
Grade 4 55 14.7%
Grade 5 56 15.0%
Total 373 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 55.5% 44.1% 63.7%
Black 39.0% 45.2% 21.4%
Hispanic 4.4% 8.0% 12.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 2.2% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.4% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 79.1% 57.9% 62.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 70.0% 51.9% 54.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.1% 5.9% 7.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 158,560 3,004,279
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 219.0 57
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.0% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.4% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.2% 25.3%
65 OR OLDER 14.7% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 60,596 1,147,291
Single Parent Households With Children 10.7% 11.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.0% 85.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.7% 22.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.5% 6.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.0% 9.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.1% 10.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.2% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.7% 21.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.1% 19.2%
$15,000 or less 11.4% 15.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,610 $99,577,500 46.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $669 $11,874,750 5.6%
Staff $698 $12,389,500 5.8%
General Administration $146 $2,591,500 1.2%
School Administration $672 $11,928,000 5.6%
Operation $1,088 $19,312,000 9.0%
Transportation $753 $13,365,750 6.3%
Other $425 $7,543,750 3.5%
Total Support $4,449 $78,969,750 37.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,977 $35,091,750 16.4%
Total Expenditures $12,036 $213,639,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,288 $2,602,497,698 50.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $467 $229,965,853 4.4%
Staff $725 $356,603,656 6.9%
General Administration $213 $104,949,778 2.0%
School Administration $492 $242,036,083 4.7%
Operation $946 $465,515,510 9.0%
Transportation $380 $186,804,140 3.6%
Other $264 $129,898,217 2.5%
Total Support $3,486 $1,715,715,794 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,788 $879,749,332 16.9%
Total Expenditures $10,562 $5,197,931,110 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%