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 (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
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 more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
43%
10%
Black
2%
22%
White
43%
64%
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 0.30
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%
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%

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 19,976 938
District Total Revenue $162 MM $9 MM
Springdale   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $158 MM $10 MM
Springdale   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,036 $9,870
Springdale   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,840 $10,243
Springdale   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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SpringdaleJohn Tyson Elementary School
    1967 Chapman
    SpringdaleAR 72762
    (479)750-8862
    0.5 mi | 556 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SpringdaleWestwood Elementary School
    1850 Mcray Ave
    SpringdaleAR 72762
    (479)750-8871
    0.8 mi | 469 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SpringdaleRobert E. Lee Elementary School
    400 Quandt
    SpringdaleAR 72764
    (479)750-8868
    1 mi | 439 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SpringdaleSpringdale High School
    1103 West Emma Ave
    SpringdaleAR 72764
    (479)750-8832
    1.2 mi | 1929 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • SpringdaleElmdale Elementary School
    420 North West End
    SpringdaleAR 72764
    (479)750-8859
    1.3 mi | 605 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
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 0.45, 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.