Poplar Street Middle School

Tel: (501)771-8275
Grades: 6

613 students

Poplar Street Middle School serves 613 students in grades 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Poplar Street Middle School operates within the N. Little Rock School District.

Overview

The student population of 613 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades: 6
Total Students 613 students
Poplar Street Middle School Total Students (1992-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Poplar Street Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1992-2012)
Students by Grade Poplar Street Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Poplar Street Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1992-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Poplar Street Middle School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
8%
10%
Poplar Street Middle School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
62%
22%
Poplar Street Middle School Black (1992-2012)
White
26%
64%
Poplar Street Middle School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Poplar Street Middle School Sch Ethnicity Poplar Street Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.55 0.30
Poplar Street Middle School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
70%
52%
Poplar Street Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
5%
9%
Poplar Street Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,085 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name N. Little Rock School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 9,085 938
N. Little Rock   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $98 MM $9 MM
N. Little Rock   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $96 MM $10 MM
N. Little Rock   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,312 $9,870
N. Little Rock   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,080 $10,243
N. Little Rock   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Nlr High School-west Campus (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ridgeroad Charter Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park Hill Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • North Little Rock Nlr High School-west Campus
    101 West 22nd St
    North Little Rock , AR 72114
    (501)771-8100
    0.3  mi  |  1359  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • North Little Rock Ridgeroad Charter Middle School
    Charter School
    4601 Ridge Rd
    North Little Rock , AR 72116
    (501)771-8155
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  417  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • North Little Rock Park Hill Elementary School
    3801 Jfk Blvd
    North Little Rock , AR 72116
    (501)771-8175
    0.6  mi  |  311  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • North Little Rock Seventh Street Elementary School
    1200 East 7th St
    North Little Rock , AR 72114
    (501)340-5170
    1.3  mi  |  280  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • North Little Rock Boone Park Elementary School
    1400 Crutcher St
    North Little Rock , AR 72114
    (501)340-5160
    1.5  mi  |  362  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
North Little Rock, AR public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.41, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in North Little Rock is Northwood Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.