Wilbur D. Mills High School

1205 East Dixon Rd

Little Rock, AR 72206-4171

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

747 students

Wilbur D. Mills High School serves 747 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
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 747 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 747 students
Wilbur D. Mills High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Wilbur D. Mills High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.53 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 13:1 13:1
Wilbur D. Mills High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Wilbur D. Mills High School Asian (1993-2013)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Wilbur D. Mills High School Hispanic (2000-2013)
Black
61%
23%
Wilbur D. Mills High School Black (1988-2013)
White
32%
63%
Wilbur D. Mills High School White (1988-2013)
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.
0.53 0.31
Wilbur D. Mills High 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.
46%
52%
Wilbur D. Mills High 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.
5%
9%
Wilbur D. Mills High 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's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Pulaski Co. Spec. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
3
Number of Students Managed 21,042 850
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 60% 76%
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $203 MM n/a
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $199 MM n/a
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,210 $0
Pulaski Co. Spec.   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,008 $0
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 Accelerated Learning Program (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fuller Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is College Station Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Little RockFuller Middle School
    808 East Dixon Rd
    Little RockAR 72206
    (501)490-5730
    0.4 mi | 528 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • College StationCollege Station Elementary School
    4710 Frazier Pk Rd
    College StationAR 72053
    (501)490-5750
    2.9 mi | 247 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Little RockMann Magnet Middle School
    Magnet School
    1000 East Roosevelt Rd
    Little RockAR 72206
    (501)447-3100
    Magnet School

    3.6 mi | 778 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Little RockWashington Magnet Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2700 South Main St
    Little RockAR 72206
    (501)447-6700
    Magnet School

    3.7 mi | 454 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Little RockBates Elementary School
    14300 Dineen Dr
    Little RockAR 72206
    (501)897-2171
    3.7 mi | 479 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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