Pulaski Heights Middle School

  • Pulaski Heights Middle School serves 651 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pulaski Heights Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Pulaski Heights Middle School's student population of 651 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pulaski Heights Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pulaski Heights Middle School is 0.53, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#421 out of 1008 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
57%
20%
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White
39%
60%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pulaski Heights Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.530.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLittle Rock School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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