Swifton Middle School

300 Ashley
Swifton, AR 72471
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Swifton Middle School serves 196 students in grades 5-7.
Swifton Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Swifton Middle School's student population of 196 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-7
Total Students196 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Swifton Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Swifton Middle School is 0.20, 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 Testing Rank
#195 out of 1008 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
9%
20%
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White
89%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.200.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Swifton Middle School is Tuckerman High School (7.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tuckerman Elementary School (7.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tuckerman Tuckerman Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 462 students
    7.7 miles
    300 N Dowell St
    Tuckerman, AR 72473
    (870) 349-2312
    7.7 PK-4 462
  • Tuckerman Tuckerman High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 329 students
    7.7 miles
    300 N Dowell St
    Tuckerman, AR 72473
    (870) 349-2657
    7.7 8-12 329
  • Lynn Hillcrest Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 257 students
    14.5 miles
    180 School St
    Lynn, AR 72440
    (870) 528-3462
    14.5 PK-6 257
  • Strawberry Hillcrest High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 205 students
    14.7 miles
    146 S Main St
    Strawberry, AR 72469
    (870) 528-3856
    14.7 7-12 205
  • Newport Newport Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 715 students
    15.1 miles
    1700 Commerce Blvd
    Newport, AR 72112
    (870) 523-1351
    15.1 PK-6 715

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