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Fort Smith School District
  • FORT SMITH, AR

Report Card

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

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Fort Smith School District is an above average, public school district located in FORT SMITH, AR. It has 14,748 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 46% of students are at least proficient in math and 46% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
46%
Percent Proficient - Math
46%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1190
70 responses
Average ACT
24
1,076 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
14,748
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$51,999
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.1%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$11,002 / 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
$41,724
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$685
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$121,800
National
$217,500

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