School Details

Ringgold Elementary School

536 River St, Benton, AR 72015
(501) 778-3500
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 556 students 16 students/teacher (AR avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

86%
86%
79%
86%
93%
86%

Benchmark Exams (BE)

In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Benton School District average
  • Arkansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

92%
92%
85%
92%
91%
82%

Benchmark Exams (BE)

In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Benton School District average
  • Arkansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

89%
91%
84%
77%
81%
70%
76%
78%
61%

Benchmark Exams (BE)

In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Benton School District average
  • Arkansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Ringgold Elementary School is a public elementary school in Benton. 556 children attend Ringgold Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 49% of the 556 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Ringgold Elementary School is 16:1. Caldwell Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 82% 83%
Hispanic 8% 7%
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 7%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Asian 0.7% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 49% 39%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Ringgold Elementary is truly a hidden gem in Central Arkansas. After growing up in a private elementary school and then attending Pulaski County schools as a teen I really understand what a gift it is to have a school like Ringgold in our community. My son has attended Ringgold for 4 years now and really loves his school. I have never had a problem with Ringgold staff or teachers that could not be solved. I have enjoyed Mrs. Overturf as the new principal as well. Keep up the great work Ringgold. I wish other school leaders from around central Arkansas would make an appointment speak with and observe the professionalism care safety and order that Ringgold provides. A Thankful Parent.

  • (2 years ago)

    My daughter is having a rough time with her teacher. I have talked many times with the principle to get the resolved. I am changing my daughter to a different school. She comes home crying that her teacher is mean to all the students in her class.

  • (2 years ago)

    I am a grandparent of Brayden Welborn. I know you were a great school because my daughter Sarah Shoptaw investigated you before she put here girls in. She even watched the playground to see what was going on. She would drive about an hour everyday to get them there. When it was Brayden's turn we already knew Ringgold was a good school. Then Brayden came to my house and without asking started teaching me what he had learned. Good job Ringgold!

  • (3 years ago)

    Great school. Devoted staff and excellent principal. The school takes in middle to lower income students and moves them to excellent test scores. This is a school others should clone.

  • (5 years ago)

    my son loved kindergarten at ringgold. there is no better teacher than Mrs. Daugherty and Ms. Kerr is a caring effective excellent principal. my son learned so much this year & truly enjoyed going to school every day.

  • (6 years ago)

    my son enjoys the starfall website at school and we are able to access it from our home computer as well.. it will be a great help with benchmark scores..

  • (7 years ago)

    This school is fantastic. The teachers really take time with the kids and parental involvement on site is not only welcome but encouraged.

  • (9 years ago)

    I have an 8 year old daughter attending this school. We haven't had any problems and are enjoying the 'new' school.

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Overall score

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