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Catholic Diocese of Little Rock
The following statistics are from Catholic schools in Arkansas. For national statistics, visit the National Catholic Education Association.
Total Enrollment: 6,706
The remaining students are Native American, from the Pacific island region or unknown. *Hispanic is not considered a race but an ethnic group.
Total Elementary Enrollment: 4,836
Total Secondary Enrollment: 1,870
Total Enrollment in Preschools: 734
Total Professional Staff: 635
Average annual cost of educating one child in elementary school: $5,802
Average Tuition Rate for Elementary School:
Average annual cost of educating one child in secondary school:
Average tuition rate for secondary Catholic school (includes Catholic High School and Mount St. Mary Academy):
Average tuition rate for Subiaco Academy (boys):
Oldest school: Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock, established in 1851
All Catholic schools in the Diocese of Little Rock administer the Terra Nova National Achievement Test in grades 1-8 each year. Any score above the 50th percentile is above average. The following lists the results for Arkansas Catholic schools from the spring 2017:
The following shows the average test scores of Catholic school graduates verses public school graduates in Arkansas:
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