Sylvan Hills Elementary School

402 Dee Jay Hudson Dr

Sherwood, AR 72120-2302

Tel: (501)833-1140
Grades: PK-5

403 students

Sylvan Hills Elementary School serves 403 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Sylvan Hills Elementary School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.

Overview

The student population of 403 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 403 students
Sylvan Hills Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Students by Grade Sylvan Hills Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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
Hispanic
7%
10%
Black
45%
22%
White
45%
64%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.60 0.30
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.
56%
52%
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%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,855 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
3
Number of Students Managed 19,855 938
District Total Revenue $203 MM $9 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $199 MM $10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,210 $9,870
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,008 $10,243
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sylvan Hills High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sylvan Hills Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oakbrooke Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SherwoodSylvan Hills Middle School
    401 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1120
    0.2 mi | 805 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SherwoodSylvan Hills High School
    484 Bear Paw Rd
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1100
    0.6 mi | 807 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SherwoodOakbrooke Elementary School
    2200 Thornhill
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1190
    1.7 mi | 560 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • North Little RockIndian Hills Elementary School
    6800 Indian Hills Dr
    North Little RockAR 72116
    (501)835-5622
    1.9 mi | 597 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SherwoodSherwood Elementary School
    307 Verona Ave
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1150
    2.4 mi | 362 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 24, 2010 - Quality of academic programs, NOT challenging enough for students. Facilities, run down. Level of parent involvement, no homework so how can I gauge my child's progress? Academic awards. Great job in holding back Ur student's potential. Now the school will get more money in the fall to Fight the cause. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
Pulaski County, 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 0.44, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Pulaski County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.