Hot Springs School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,705 students in Hot Springs School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Hot Springs School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Hot Springs School District are Park Magnet School, Gardner Magnet School and Hot Springs Intermediate School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Hot Springs School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Hot Springs School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Hot Springs School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
3,705 Students
494,601 Students
# Teachers
278 Teachers
35,691 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Hot Springs School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 256 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 70% has increased from 66% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#176 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hot Springs   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hot Springs   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hot Springs   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
70%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hot Springs   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.70
0.58
# American Indian Students
12 Students
3,128 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
33 Students
8,059 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
731 Students
64,752 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
13%
# Black Students
1,353 Students
101,003 Students
% Black Students
37%
20%
# White Students
1,310 Students
300,864 Students
% White Students
35%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
4,013 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
262 Students
12,770 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
138
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
363
36,885
# Students in 1st Grade:
341
36,736
# Students in 2nd Grade:
313
36,547
# Students in 3rd Grade:
311
37,423
# Students in 4th Grade:
317
38,739
# Students in 5th Grade:
254
38,799
# Students in 6th Grade:
236
36,316
# Students in 7th Grade:
254
36,351
# Students in 8th Grade:
246
36,534
# Students in 9th Grade:
249
37,659
# Students in 10th Grade:
261
37,160
# Students in 11th Grade:
237
35,335
# Students in 12th Grade:
179
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
6
286

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,074 is higher than the state median of $11,290. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,924 is higher than the state median of $11,153. The school district spending/student has grown by 26% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$48 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hot Springs   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$52 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Hot Springs   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,074
$11,290
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hot Springs   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,924
$11,153
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hot Springs   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Hot Springs School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Park Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
617 Main St
Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901
(501) 623-5661
Grades: K-4
| 269 students
Rank: #22.
Gardner Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
525 Hammond Dr
Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913
(501) 620-7822
Grades: PK-4
| 447 students
Rank: #33.
Hot Springs Intermediate School
Magnet School
Math: 45% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
617 Main St
Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913
(870) 886-2401
Grades: 5-6
| 490 students
Rank: #44.
Oaklawn Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Oaklawn Blvd
Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913
(501) 623-2661
Grades: PK-4
| 635 students
Rank: #55.
Hot Springs Junior Academy
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 33% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Main St
Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913
(501) 624-5228
Grades: 7-8
| 501 students
Rank: #66.
Langston Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Chestnut St
Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901
(501) 620-7821
Grades: PK-4
| 433 students
Rank: #77.
Hot Springs World Class High School
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 20% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Emory St
Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913
(501) 624-5286
Grades: 9-12
| 930 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,705 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70

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