Southwest Junior High School

Southwest Junior High School serves 945 students in grades 7-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Southwest Junior High School operates within the Springdale School District.

Overview

The student population of 945 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 945 students
Southwest Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Southwest Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Southwest Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Southwest Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Southwest Junior High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
43%
10%
Southwest Junior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
22%
Southwest Junior High School Black (1994-2012)
White
43%
64%
Southwest Junior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southwest Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Southwest Junior 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.
0.62 0.72
Southwest Junior High 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.
56%
52%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
8%
9%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,976 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Springdale School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
3
Number of Students Managed 19,976 862
Springdale   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $162 MM n/a
Springdale   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $158 MM n/a
Springdale   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,036 $0
Springdale   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,840 $0
Springdale   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 Springdale High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Central Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Tyson Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Springdale John Tyson Elementary School
    1967 Chapman
    Springdale , AR , 72762
    (479)750-8862
    0.5  mi  |  556  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Springdale Westwood Elementary School
    1850 Mcray Ave
    Springdale , AR , 72762
    (479)750-8871
    0.8  mi  |  469  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Springdale Robert E. Lee Elementary School
    400 Quandt
    Springdale , AR , 72764
    (479)750-8868
    1  mi  |  439  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Springdale Springdale High School
    1103 West Emma Ave
    Springdale , AR , 72764
    (479)750-8832
    1.2  mi  |  1929  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Springdale Elmdale Elementary School
    420 North West End
    Springdale , AR , 72764
    (479)750-8859
    1.3  mi  |  605  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Springdale, 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 0.63, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Springdale is Turnbow Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.