Total Number of Schools

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Data Available: 1999-00 through 2012-13

NAPCS counts public charter schools in the total number of schools if the school shows enrollment in the official fall member count data file for that academic year or if the state department of education has not indicated that the school closed.

2008-2009 Arkansas

Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Schools
Number of Schools 26
% of Charter Schools to All Public Schools 2.3%
Average Number of Years Open
Average Number of Years Open 3.8
Number of Years Open
Open 1-3 Years 13 50.0%
Open 4-6 Years 7 26.9%
Open 7-9 Years 6 23.1%
Growth
Number of New Charter Schools in Fall of Academic Year 7
Number of Charter Schools That Closed During Academic Year 1
% Growth in Number of Charter Schools 30.0%
Schools by Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 6 23.1%
Middle Schools 5 19.2%
High Schools 5 19.2%
Middle/High Schools 5 19.2%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 1 3.8%
Ungraded 4
Schools by Geographic Locale
City 10 38.5%
Suburbs 2 7.7%
Town 3 11.5%
Rural 7 26.9%
Management Organization
Freestanding 20 76.9%
EMO 2 7.7%
CMO 4 15.4%
Extended Learning Time
Extended Learning Time 2 7.7%
No Extended Learning Time 24 92.3%
 

Non-Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Schools
Number of Schools 1,092
Schools by Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 547 50.1%
Middle Schools 184 16.8%
High Schools 172 15.8%
Middle/High Schools 186 17.0%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 3 0.3%
Schools by Geographic Locale
City 209 19.1%
Suburbs 78 7.1%
Town 210 19.2%
Rural 595 54.5%
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