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Conway Public Schools District Overview

  • CPSD 2020-21 Enrollment by Grade- Yearly Comparison

    CPSD 2020-21 Enrollment by Grade- Yearly Comparison

    Conway Public Schools' student enrollment (as of October 1, 2020) stands at 9,858. This year, we saw fewer students enroll in elementary grades overall, especially Kindergarten. Secondary enrollment, particularly at Junior High and High School held fairly steady.

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  • CPSD 2020-21 Enrollment by Grade-Virtual/Onsite

    CPSD 2020-21 Enrollment by Grade-Virtual/Onsite

    For the fall semester of the 2020-21 school year, 3,340 CPSD students have chosen to learn virtually from home, and 6,523 students are learning onsite in our school buildings.

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  • CPSD 2020-21 Student Demographics

    CPSD 2020-21 Student Demographics

    Our student population consists of 9,858 unique young men and women. Represented among them, our demographic reports identify six races, with some students belonging to two or more races.

    2020-21 CPSD Demographic Profile:
    Caucasian: 53.02%
    African American: 29.36%
    Hispanic: 11.10%
    Asian: 1.66%
    Native American: 0.19%
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.04%
    Two or more Races: 4.63%

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  • CPSD 2020-21 Special Program Enrollment

    CPSD 2020-21 Special Program Enrollment

    The number of students served by the Conway Public Schools in our Gifted and Talented Program, Special Education Program, and English Language Learners Program have remained steady over the last several years.

    2020-21 Special Programs Enrollment:

    Gifted/Talented: 809 Students
    Special Education: 1258 Students
    ELL: 547 Students

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  •  CPSD 2020-21 Budget Expenditures

    CPSD 2020-21 Budget Expenditures

    The large majority of the Conway Public Schools' budget expenditures are spent on our people: certified employee salaries, classified employee salaries, and employee benefits/matching.


    CPSD 2020-21 Budget Expenditures:

    Certified Salary: 45.7%
    Classified Salary: 11.9%
    Non-Contracted Wages: 1.1%
    Benefits/Matching: 15.6%
    Debt Service: 9.3%
    Instruction: 7.6%
    Non-Instructional Expenditures: 3.0%
    Utilities: 2.3%
    Transportation/Non-Salary: 1.2%
    Maintenance/Non-Salary: 2.4%

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    CPSD 2020-21 Free/Reduced Lunch Percentage

    53.6% of Conway Public Schools' students qualify for free/reduced lunch during the 2020-21 school year. This number is used for much more than just meal status. The district's free/reduced lunch percentage qualifies our district and our individual schools for funding and programs at the national level that help our students inside and outside of the classroom.

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    CPSD 2020-21 Staff

    Conway Public Schools employees are the best of the best! As of October 1, 2020, CPSD has 1,215 total employees in our district, making us the fifth largest employer in the City of Conway.

    Certified Staff: 791
    Classified Staff: 424
    Total CPSD Staff= 1,215

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    CPSD 2020-21 School Configuration

    There are 16 schools in the Conway Public School District: 1 Pre K, 9 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 1 junior high, and 1 high school.
    2020-21 Enrollment Numbers by level:

    Pre-K (1): 187
    Elementary Schools (9): 3,842
    Middle Schools (4): 2,339
    Junior High School (1): 1,516
    High School (1): 2,161
    Total Schools (16): 9,858 Students

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