Southwest Junior High School

Grades: 8-9

976 students

Southwest Junior High School serves 976 students in grades 8-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Southwest Junior High School operates within the Springdale School District.

Overview

The student population of 976 students has grown by 37% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-9
Total Students 976 students
Southwest Junior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Southwest Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Southwest Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 16:1 13:1
Southwest Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Southwest Junior High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
45%
10%
Southwest Junior High School Black Students (1991-2013)
Black
2%
23%
Southwest Junior High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
39%
63%
Southwest Junior High School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
12%
2%
Southwest Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Southwest Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Southwest Junior High 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.
0.64 0.31
Southwest Junior 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.
57%
52%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
8%
9%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,741 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,036 is less than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,840 is less than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Springdale School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
3
Number of Students Managed 20,741 925
Springdale   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $162 MM $9 MM
Springdale   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $158 MM $10 MM
Springdale   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,036 $9,870
Springdale   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,840 $10,243
Springdale   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 Springdale High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Springdale High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Tyson Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpringdaleJohn Tyson Elementary School
    1967 Chapman
    SpringdaleAR 72762
    (479)750-8862
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 574 students                      
  • SpringdaleWestwood Elementary School
    1850 Mcray Ave
    SpringdaleAR 72762
    (479)750-8871
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 463 students                      
  • SpringdaleRobert E. Lee Elementary School
    400 Quandt
    SpringdaleAR 72764
    (479)750-8868
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 485 students                      
  • SpringdaleSpringdale High School
    1103 West Emma Ave
    SpringdaleAR 72764
    (479)750-8832
    1.2 mi | Gr. 3-12 | 2149 students                      
  • SpringdaleElmdale Elementary School
    420 North West End
    SpringdaleAR 72764
    (479)750-8859
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 562 students                      

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