Paulette Smith Middle School
Paulette Smith Middle School serves 222 students in grades 6-8.
Paulette Smith Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).
Paulette Smith Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:
Paulette Smith Middle School's student population of 222 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Paulette Smith Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Paulette Smith Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#492 out of 998 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education
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