Sylvan Hills Middle School

401 Dee Jay Hudson Dr,

Sherwood, AR, 72120-2301

Tel: (501)833-1120
Grades: 6-8

805 students

Sylvan Hills Middle School serves 805 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Sylvan Hills Middle School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.

Overview

The student population of 805 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 805 students
Sylvan Hills Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Sylvan Hills Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sylvan Hills Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Sylvan Hills Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Sylvan Hills Middle School Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Sylvan Hills Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
46%
22%
Sylvan Hills Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
47%
64%
Sylvan Hills Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sylvan Hills Middle School Sch Ethnicity Sylvan Hills 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.
0.57 0.53
Sylvan Hills Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
42%
52%
Sylvan Hills Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
10%
10%
Sylvan Hills Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,855 students has grown by 4672% over five years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
3
Number of Students Managed 19,855 923
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 $486,733 $9,870
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $477,990 $10,243
Pulaski Co. Spec.   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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sherwood Sylvan Hills Elementary School
    402 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
    Sherwood , AR , 72120
    (501)833-1140
    0.2  mi  |  403  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sherwood Sylvan Hills High School
    484 Bear Paw Rd
    Sherwood , AR , 72120
    (501)833-1100
    0.4  mi  |  807  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sherwood Oakbrooke Elementary School
    2200 Thornhill
    Sherwood , AR , 72120
    (501)833-1190
    1.8  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • North Little Rock Indian Hills Elementary School
    6800 Indian Hills Dr
    North Little Rock , AR , 72116
    (501)835-5622
    2.1  mi  |  597  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • North Little Rock Cato Elementary School
    9906 Cato Rd
    North Little Rock , AR , 72120
    (501)833-1160
    2.4  mi  |  314  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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