Sylvan Hills Middle School

401 Dee Jay Hudson Dr

Sherwood, AR 72120-2301

Grades: 6-8

890 students

Sylvan Hills Middle School serves 890 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Sylvan Hills Middle School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.

Overview

The student population of 890 students has grown by 33% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 890 students
Sylvan Hills Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Sylvan Hills Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sylvan Hills Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Sylvan Hills Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Sylvan Hills Middle School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
46%
23%
Sylvan Hills Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
46%
63%
Sylvan Hills Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Sylvan Hills Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Sylvan Hills Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.58 0.31
Sylvan Hills Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
43%
52%
Sylvan Hills Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
11%
9%
Sylvan Hills Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,042 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,210 is higher than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,008 is higher than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
3
Number of Students Managed 21,042 925
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $203 MM $9 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $199 MM $10 MM
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,210 $9,870
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,008 $10,243
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District 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 (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwood Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sylvan Hills Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SherwoodSylvan Hills Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    402 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1140
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 422 students                      
  • SherwoodSylvan Hills High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    484 Bear Paw Rd
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1100
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 829 students                      
  • SherwoodOakbrooke Elementary School
    2200 Thornhill
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1190
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 594 students                      
  • North Little RockIndian Hills Elementary School
    6800 Indian Hills Dr
    North Little RockAR 72116
    (501)835-5622
    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 612 students                      
  • SherwoodCato Elementary School
    9906 Cato Rd
    SherwoodAR 72120
    (501)833-1160
    2.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 341 students                      

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