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Fort Smith School District
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  • FORT SMITH, AR

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade A minus
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade A minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Fort Smith School District is a highly rated, public school district located in FORT SMITH, AR. It has 14,365 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 35% of students are at least proficient in math and 39% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
39%
Percent Proficient - Math
35%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1160
80 responses
Average ACT
24
1,219 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
14,365
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,152
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.1%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$13,258 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    57%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    5%

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$50,799
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$798
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$155,600
National
$281,900

Fort Smith School District Reviews

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