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1718 S Grandview
Dewitt, AR 72042-2727
p. 870-946-4651

Dewitt Elementary School
in Dewitt, AR

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Dewitt School District
State Agency:
Arkansas Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredKindergarten – 5th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs43.0
Surrounding communityRural, Fringe Census-defined rural territory that is less than or equal to 5 miles from an urbanized area, as well as rural territory that is less than or equal to 2.5 miles from an urban cluster.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Dewitt, AR 72042-2727
Total Population5,684 (3,471 urban / 2,213 rural)
Households2,280 (2.4 people per house)
Median Household Income$25,368
Families1,636 (2.84 people per family)
Pop. — African American810
Pop. — Asian15
Pop. — Pacific Islander4
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native25
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)4,854
Pop. — Other15

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 309 53%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 53 9%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 362 62%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     12%
English Language Learners     0%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A73%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A71%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A66%
White Non-HispanicN/A70%
All Students>86%74%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 105 88.47%
GED Recipients     9.88%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Dewitt Elementary School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic90<15%22%
Asian / Pacific Islander2<N/A1%
American Indian / Alaskan Native1N/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic484>82%67%
Kindergarten 11 1 87 99
1st Grade 16 2 1 72 91
2nd Grade 15 1 86 102
3rd Grade 18 1 1 83 103
4th Grade 9 4 75 88
5th Grade 21 81 102
Total 90 8 2 1 484 585

Dewitt School District – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Dewitt Elementary School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides30.0>21%21%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors1.0<1%2%
Library / Media Specialist6.0>4%3%
Library / Media SupportN/A1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)3.0>2%2%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)2.0<1%2%
Guidance Staff Total5.0<4%4%
District Admins3.0>2%2%
Dist. Admin/Sppt7.0<5%6%
School Admins7.0>5%5%
School Admin/Sppt10.0>7%6%
Other Support60.0>43%39%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Dewitt School District Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools  $69
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$8,841,000>$5,824$4,552
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $1,537
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $1,537
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$8,538,000>$5,624$4,908
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $11
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $38
 Sinking Fund$679,000>$447$100
 Bond Fund$33,000<$21$1,134
 Other Funds$3,206,000>$2,111$1,969
Total Revenues$14,746,000>$9,714$9,056
Total Expenses$14,002,000<$9,223$9,225

Dewitt School District Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$3,996,000$4,040,896
Special Education Programs$564,000$620,444
Vocational Education Programs$337,000$329,733
Other Education Programs$276,000$534,955
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$5,665,000$1,361,000$5,868,511$1,521,806
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$233,000$47,000$589,127$139,135
 General Administration$313,000$76,000$209,547$59,808
 School Administration$736,000$176,000$617,555$153,698
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$359,000$91,000$456,103$126,565
 Student Transportation$211,000$53,000$283,359$73,876
 Business / Central / Other$104,000$28,000$186,220$54,279
Food Services$242,000$67,000$301,879$87,198

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Dewitt School District.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$521,638<$343$484
  General Administration$468,738>$308$268
  School Administration$944,578>$622$429
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$1,238,567<$815$819
  Student Transportation$448,433<$295$312
  Business / Central / Other$147,427<$97$165
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$647,000<$426$436
  Enterprise Operations  $43
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services  $39
 Adult Education  $130
 Other  $16
 Total  $71
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$84,000<$55$357
 Instructional Equipment$12,000<$7$55
 Other Equipment$40,000<$26$140
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's$5,000<$3$20
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems  $44
Debt Interest$351,000>$231$193

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Dewitt School District.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$419,000>$276$273
  Children with Disabilities Idea$314,000>$206$205
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality  $17
  Safe and Drug Free Schools  $8
  Title V, Part A$1,000 $2
  Vocational and Tech Education$28,000<$18$18
  Bilingual Education  $15
  Child Nutrition Act$421,000<$277$282
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $107
  Indian Education  $35
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$7,760,000>$5,111$4,366
 Staff Improvement Programs   
 Special Education Programs$561,000<$369$436
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$144,000<$94$142
 Bilingual Education Programs  $8
 Gifted and Talented Programs  $1
 Vocational Education Programs$89,000>$58$36
 School Lunch Programs$6,000<$3$6
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$99,000<$65$87
 Transportation Programs   
 Other Programs  $330
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits$128,000>$84$77
  Not Employee Benefits$212,000>$139$127
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes$1,027,000>$676$552
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes  $23
 From Other School Systems  $44
 From Cities and Counties$26,000<$17$21
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents  $40
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $2
 School Lunch$170,000<$111$117
 Textbook Sales and Rentals  $2
 District Activity Receipts$337,000>$222$189
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services  $16
 Interest Earnings$64,000<$42$116

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