Helen Tyson Middle School

3304 S 40th
Springdale, AR 72762
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 769 students in grades 6-7, Helen Tyson Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-7
  • Enrollment: 769 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : Top 50% in AR
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Helen Tyson Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Helen Tyson Middle School's student population of 769 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-7
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
769 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Helen Tyson Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Helen Tyson Middle School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
#382 out of 993 schools
(Top 50%)
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49%
36%
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32%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
58%
14%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
21%
59%
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Hawaiian
14%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Helen Tyson Middle School's ranking?
Helen Tyson Middle School is ranked #382 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Helen Tyson Middle School often compared to?
Helen Tyson Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Don Tyson School Of Innovation by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Helen Tyson Middle School?
769 students attend Helen Tyson Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Helen Tyson Middle School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are White, 14% of students are Hawaiian, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Helen Tyson Middle School?
Helen Tyson Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Helen Tyson Middle School offer ?
Helen Tyson Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-7 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Helen Tyson Middle School part of?
Helen Tyson Middle School is part of Springdale School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-7
  • Enrollment: 769 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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