Swifton Middle School

300 Ashley
Swifton, AR 72471
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 190 students in grades 5-7, Swifton Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-7
  • Enrollment: 190 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Top 30% in AR
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Swifton Middle School's student population of 190 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-7
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
190 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Swifton Middle School ranks within the top 30% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Swifton Middle School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AR)
#218 out of 997 schools
(Top 30%)
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55-59%
38%
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40-44%
40%
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35-39%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
4%
20%
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White
89%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Swifton Middle School's ranking?
Swifton Middle School is ranked #218 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
How many students attend Swifton Middle School?
190 students attend Swifton Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Swifton Middle School students are White, 4% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Swifton Middle School?
Swifton Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Swifton Middle School offer ?
Swifton Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-7 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Swifton Middle School part of?
Swifton Middle School is part of Jackson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-7
  • Enrollment: 190 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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