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Dierks School District


Dierks School District is located in southwest Arkansas. Dierks School District has 224.85 square miles of land area and 1.07 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Dierks School District population is 2,854. Dierks School District median household income is $39,778 in 2010-2014. Dierks School District median house value is $59,300 in 2010-2014. On average, Dierks School District is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking: (79 out of 238, top 33%)*
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:2
Population2,854 (2010-2014), rank #213
Population Growth-7.16% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:12.63/sq mi, rank #216
Median Household Income:$39,778 at 2010-2014—26.66% increase since 2005-2009, rank #91
Median House Price:$59,300 at 2010-2014—9.21% increase since 2005-2009, rank #215
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:224.85 sq mi, rank #88
Water Area:1.07 sq mi (0.47%), rank #156
County:Sevier County, Pike County, Howard County
City:Lockesburg, Dierks, Newhope, Kirby, Langley, Nashville
Zip:71846, 71833, 71959, 71950, 71952, 71852
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Dierks School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

900 Old Hwy 70 West
Dierks AR, 71833, Howard County
Phone: 870-286-2191

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:608603553590556559559
English Language Learner Students:20292119161415
Total Teachers:51.1753.6752.5350.8555.0060.0048.00
Total Other Staff:35.0642.3658.0052.0042.0039.0039.00
Instructional Aides:2.405.
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:
Total Guidance Counselors:1.901.902.
Elementary Guidance Counselors:0.950.951.
Secondary Guidance Counselors:0.950.951.
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:
School Administrators:1.301.652.
School Administrative Support:2.983.
Student Support Services:10.489.5813.0011.0011.0010.004.00
Other Support Services:11.0015.0015.0015.0012.0012.0016.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:11.8811.2410.5311.6010.119.3211.65


Dierks High SchoolGrade 7 to Grade 12   900 Old Hwy 70 West, Dierks AR 71833
Joann Walters Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 6   800 Old Hwy 70 West, Dierks AR 71833

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2007Literacy11th Grade% met std50%50%
2008Literacy11th Grade% met std47%51%
2009Literacy11th Grade% met std54%56%
2010Literacy11th Grade% met std43%60%
2011Literacy11th Grade% met std47%65%
2012Literacy11th Grade% met std71%68%
2013Literacy11th Grade% met std77%70%
2005Literacy3rd Grade% met std61%50%
2006Literacy3rd Grade% met std47%57%
2007Literacy3rd Grade% met std63%59%
2008Literacy3rd Grade% met std58%64%
2009Literacy3rd Grade% met std56%66%
2010Literacy3rd Grade% met std70%71%
2011Literacy3rd Grade% met std83%76%
2012Literacy3rd Grade% met std76%82%
2013Literacy3rd Grade% met std77%79%
2005Mathematics3rd Grade% met std65%58%
2006Mathematics3rd Grade% met std53%67%
2007Mathematics3rd Grade% met std72%75%
2008Mathematics3rd Grade% met std75%79%
2009Mathematics3rd Grade% met std74%82%
2010Mathematics3rd Grade% met std84%83%
2011Mathematics3rd Grade% met std88%85%
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std77%87%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std81%86%
2005Literacy4th Grade% met std68%51%
2006Literacy4th Grade% met std86%61%
2007Literacy4th Grade% met std61%58%
2008Literacy4th Grade% met std69%67%
2009Literacy4th Grade% met std86%70%
2010Literacy4th Grade% met std70%77%
2011Literacy4th Grade% met std78%82%
2012Literacy4th Grade% met std95%85%
2013Literacy4th Grade% met std84%85%
2005Mathematics4th Grade% met std83%50%
2006Mathematics4th Grade% met std81%60%
2007Mathematics4th Grade% met std73%65%
2008Mathematics4th Grade% met std78%74%
2009Mathematics4th Grade% met std89%78%
2010Mathematics4th Grade% met std79%80%
2011Mathematics4th Grade% met std76%82%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std81%82%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std73%82%
2005Literacy5th Grade% met std74%47%
2006Literacy5th Grade% met std80%56%
2007Literacy5th Grade% met std84%59%
2008Literacy5th Grade% met std68%64%
2009Literacy5th Grade% met std85%68%
2010Literacy5th Grade% met std90%74%
2011Literacy5th Grade% met std74%77%
2012Literacy5th Grade% met std91%85%
2013Literacy5th Grade% met std92%84%
2005Mathematics5th Grade% met std59%41%
2006Mathematics5th Grade% met std69%50%
2007Mathematics5th Grade% met std72%61%
2008Mathematics5th Grade% met std74%67%
2009Mathematics5th Grade% met std85%71%
2010Mathematics5th Grade% met std92%74%
2011Mathematics5th Grade% met std78%78%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std86%76%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std85%70%
2009Science5th Grade% met std77%43%
2010Science5th Grade% met std87%50%
2011Science5th Grade% met std49%56%
2012Science5th Grade% met std89%60%
2013Science5th Grade% met std85%61%
2005Literacy6th Grade% met std68%57%
2006Literacy6th Grade% met std71%59%
2007Literacy6th Grade% met std77%59%
2008Literacy6th Grade% met std85%63%
2009Literacy6th Grade% met std74%67%
2010Literacy6th Grade% met std87%71%
2011Literacy6th Grade% met std83%71%
2012Literacy6th Grade% met std81%75%
2013Literacy6th Grade% met std77%73%
2005Mathematics6th Grade% met std44%43%
2006Mathematics6th Grade% met std66%57%
2007Mathematics6th Grade% met std77%68%
2008Mathematics6th Grade% met std85%72%
2009Mathematics6th Grade% met std92%80%
2010Mathematics6th Grade% met std94%75%
2011Mathematics6th Grade% met std90%77%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std76%75%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std84%75%
2005Literacy7th Grade% met std57%50%
2006Literacy7th Grade% met std50%53%
2007Literacy7th Grade% met std63%57%
2008Literacy7th Grade% met std57%57%
2009Literacy7th Grade% met std82%63%
2010Literacy7th Grade% met std59%68%
2011Literacy7th Grade% met std86%67%
2012Literacy7th Grade% met std89%80%
2013Literacy7th Grade% met std79%77%
2005Mathematics7th Grade% met std40%43%
2006Mathematics7th Grade% met std37%50%
2007Mathematics7th Grade% met std63%58%
2008Mathematics7th Grade% met std62%62%
2009Mathematics7th Grade% met std73%68%
2010Mathematics7th Grade% met std65%75%
2011Mathematics7th Grade% met std74%74%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std80%77%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std71%70%
2009Science7th Grade% met std20%32%
2010Science7th Grade% met std27%33%
2011Science7th Grade% met std35%39%
2012Science7th Grade% met std33%41%
2013Science7th Grade% met std16%41%
2005Literacy8th Grade% met std71%57%
2006Literacy8th Grade% met std65%66%
2007Literacy8th Grade% met std62%63%
2008Literacy8th Grade% met std73%67%
2009Literacy8th Grade% met std85%71%
2010Literacy8th Grade% met std82%76%
2011Literacy8th Grade% met std69%77%
2012Literacy8th Grade% met std91%80%
2013Literacy8th Grade% met std92%77%
2005Mathematics8th Grade% met std34%33%
2006Mathematics8th Grade% met std48%44%
2007Mathematics8th Grade% met std31%47%
2008Mathematics8th Grade% met std54%56%
2009Mathematics8th Grade% met std63%62%
2010Mathematics8th Grade% met std67%63%
2011Mathematics8th Grade% met std52%63%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std77%68%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std69%65%
2006Algebra IEnd of course% met std74%65%
2007Algebra IEnd of course% met std73%62%
2008Algebra IEnd of course% met std80%66%
2009Algebra IEnd of course% met std76%70%
2010Algebra IEnd of course% met std69%76%
2011Algebra IEnd of course% met std73%78%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std90%80%
2013Algebra IEnd of course% met std77%77%
2009BiologyEnd of course% met std8%41%
2010BiologyEnd of course% met std27%36%
2011BiologyEnd of course% met std45%41%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std39%43%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std39%44%
2006GeometryEnd of course% met std17%60%
2007GeometryEnd of course% met std60%59%
2008GeometryEnd of course% met std77%60%
2009GeometryEnd of course% met std56%66%
2010GeometryEnd of course% met std53%69%
2011GeometryEnd of course% met std68%73%
2012GeometryEnd of course% met std70%76%
2013GeometryEnd of course% met std51%72%
2006LiteracyEnd of course% met std50%45%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$5,311,000$9,604 $5,635,000$9,551 $5,914,000$10,637 
Total Expenditures:$5,299,000$9,582 $6,195,000$10,500 $5,914,000$10,637 
Total Current Expenditures:$5,038,000$9,110 $5,008,000$8,488 $5,298,000$9,529 
Instructional Expenditures:$3,214,000$5,81263.8%$3,279,000$5,55865.5%$3,337,000$6,00263.0%
Student and Staff Support:$434,000$7858.6%$400,000$6788.0%$466,000$8388.8%
Operations, Food, Other:$959,000$1,73419.0%$961,000$1,62919.2%$936,000$1,68317.7%
Total Capital Outlay:$129,000$233 $580,000$983 $250,000$450 
Construction:$29,000$52 $470,000$797 $195,000$351 
Total Other:$33,000$60 $475,000$805 $229,000$412 
Interest on Debt:$99,000$179 $130,000$220 $133,000$239 
Total Salary:$2,890,000$5,226 $2,920,000$4,949 $2,879,000$5,178 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$2,134,000$3,85973.8%$2,155,000$3,65373.8%$2,095,000$3,76872.8%
Other Salary:$756,000$1,36726.2%$765,000$1,29726.2%$784,000$1,41027.2%
Total Benefit:$795,000$1,438 $803,000$1,361 $784,000$1,410 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$570,000$1,03171.7%$573,000$97171.4%$554,000$99670.7%
Other Benefit:$225,000$40728.3%$230,000$39028.6%$230,000$41429.3%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

    2007     2006  
Teachers with Bachelor Degree:47.4%NA
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:52.6%NA
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:17.0 years19.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:21.1%9.1%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:7.9%NA
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:36.8%47.7%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:21.1%22.7%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:13.2%15.9%
Mean Base Salary:$36,512.0$35,824.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$31,479.0$30,095.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$35,155.0NA
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$37,506.0$36,345.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$38,512.0$36,702.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$39,394.0$36,842.0

* Dierks School District was rated 4 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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