Wilbur D. Mills High School

1205 East Dixon Rd,

Little Rock, AR, 72206-4171

Tel: (501)490-5700
Grades: 9-12

759 students

Wilbur D. Mills High School serves 759 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Wilbur D. Mills High School operates within the Pulaski Co. Spec. School District.
The school district's 60% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 759 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 759 students
Wilbur D. Mills High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Wilbur D. Mills High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wilbur D. Mills High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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
Wilbur D. Mills High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Wilbur D. Mills High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
5%
10%
Wilbur D. Mills High School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
58%
22%
Wilbur D. Mills High School Black (1988-2012)
White
33%
64%
Wilbur D. Mills High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wilbur D. Mills High School Sch Ethnicity Wilbur D. Mills High 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.
0.56 0.53
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.
49%
52%
Wilbur D. Mills High 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.
5%
10%
Wilbur D. Mills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,855 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 65% 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)
Graduation Rate 60% 76%
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Accelerated Learning Program (3.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Fuller Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is College Station Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Little Rock Fuller Middle School
    808 East Dixon Rd
    Little Rock , AR , 72206
    (501)490-5730
    0.3  mi  |  522  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • College Station College Station Elementary School
    4710 Frazier Pk Rd
    College Station , AR , 72053
    (501)490-5750
    2.9  mi  |  249  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Little Rock Mann Magnet Middle School
    Magnet School
    1000 East Roosevelt Rd
    Little Rock , AR , 72206
    (501)447-3100
    Magnet School
    3.5  mi  |  800  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Little Rock Washington Magnet Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2700 South Main St
    Little Rock , AR , 72206
    (501)447-6700
    Magnet School
    3.6  mi  |  477  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Little Rock Accelerated Learning Program
    Alternative School
    7701 Scott Hamilton Dr
    Little Rock , AR , 72209
    (501)447-1350
    Alternative School
    3.7  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  10-12

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