Northwood Middle School

10200 Bamboo Ln

Sherwood, AR 72120-1616

Tel: (501)833-1170
Grades 6-8
413 students
Northwood Middle School serves 413 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Northwood Middle School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.

School Overview

The student population of 413 students has declined by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 413 students
Northwood Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Northwood Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Northwood Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Northwood Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Northwood Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
7%
11%
Northwood Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
36%
21%
Northwood Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
55%
63%
Northwood Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Northwood Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.55
Northwood Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
51%
52%
Northwood Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
10%
Northwood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Pulaski Co. Spec. School District's student population of 17,750 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,825 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
3
Number of Students Managed 17,750 832
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $210 MM n/a
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $278 MM n/a
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,825 n/a
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,687 n/a
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Sylvan Hills High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sylvan Hills Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cato Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SherwoodCato Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 351 students
    0.2 miles
    9906 Cato Rd
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1160
    0.2PK-5351
  • SherwoodSylvan Hills High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 870 students
    2.3 miles
    484 Bear Paw Rd
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1100
    2.39-12870
  • SherwoodSylvan Hills Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 856 students
    2.5 miles
    401 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1120
    2.56-8856
  • SherwoodSylvan Hills Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
    2.7 miles
    402 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1140
    2.7PK-5469
  • JacksonvilleNorth Pulaski High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 736 students
    3.6 miles
    718 Harris Rd
    JacksonvilleAR 72076
    (501)982-9436
    3.69-12736

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