High Expectations for Success
Our student population consists of 9,818 unique young men and women. Represented among them, our demographic reports identify six races, with some students belonging to two or more races.
2021-22 CPSD Demographic Profile:
African American: 29.14%
Native American: 0.22%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.07%
Two or more Races: 5.59%
CPSD is proud to serve a number of students in our Gifted and Talented Program, Special Education Program, and English Language Learners Program.
2021-22 Special Programs Enrollment:
Gifted/Talented: 767 Students
Special Education: 1322 Students
ELL: 589 Students
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%
Debt Service: 9.3%
Non-Instructional Expenditures: 3.0%
47.45% of Conway Public Schools' students qualify for free/reduced lunch during the 2021-22 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.
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): 280
Elementary Schools (9): 3,826
Middle Schools (4): 2,285
Junior High School (1): 1,574
High School (1): 2,133
Total Schools (16): 9,818 Students