Southwest Junior High School

Southwest Junior High School serves 729 students in grades 8 - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% 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.

School Overview

The student population of 729 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-9
Total Students 729 students
Southwest Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Southwest Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Southwest Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Southwest Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 14:1 15:1
Southwest Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Southwest Junior High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
46%
11%
Southwest Junior High School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
3%
21%
Southwest Junior High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
40%
63%
Southwest Junior High School White Students (1988-2014)
Hawaiian
9%
1%
Southwest Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Southwest Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.63 0.31
Southwest Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
55%
52%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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%
10%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,369 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,452 is less than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,873 is less than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Springdale School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
3
Number of Students Managed 21,369 953
Springdale   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $177 MM $10 MM
Springdale   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $185 MM $10 MM
Springdale   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,452 $10,220
Springdale   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,873 $10,673
Springdale   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpringdaleJohn Tyson Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 575 students1967 Chapman
    SpringdaleAR 72762
    (479)750-8862
    0.5PK-5575
  • SpringdaleWestwood Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 505 students1850 Mcray Ave
    SpringdaleAR 72762
    (479)750-8871
    0.8PK-5505
  • SpringdaleRobert E. Lee Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 512 students400 Quandt
    SpringdaleAR 72764
    (479)750-8868
    1KG-5512
  • SpringdaleSpringdale High School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 1-12 | 2238 students1103 West Emma Ave
    SpringdaleAR 72764
    (479)750-8832
    1.21-122238
  • SpringdaleElmdale Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 569 students420 North West End
    SpringdaleAR 72764
    (479)750-8859
    1.3PK-5569

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