Sylvan Hills Elementary School

402 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
Sherwood, AR 72120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 367 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Sylvan Hills Elementary School ranks in the top 20% 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 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 367 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 20% in AR
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sylvan Hills Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Sylvan Hills Elementary School's student population of 367 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Sylvan Hills Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sylvan Hills Elementary School is 0.61, 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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#113 out of 997 schools
(Top 20%)
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55-59%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sylvan Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sylvan Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sylvan Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
14%
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Black
42%
19%
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White
46%
59%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas.
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Sylvan Hills Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sylvan Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sylvan Hills Elementary School's ranking?
Sylvan Hills Elementary School is ranked #113 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Sylvan Hills Elementary School often compared to?
Sylvan Hills Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cato Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
How many students attend Sylvan Hills Elementary School?
367 students attend Sylvan Hills Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Sylvan Hills Elementary School students are White, 42% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sylvan Hills Elementary School?
Sylvan Hills Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Sylvan Hills Elementary School offer ?
Sylvan Hills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Sylvan Hills Elementary School part of?
Sylvan Hills Elementary School is part of Pulaski County Special School District.

School Reviews

2   5/24/2010
Quality of academic programs, NOT challenging enough for students. Facilities, run down. Level of parent involvement, no homework so how can I gauge my child's progress? Academic awards. Great job in holding back Ur student's potential. Now the school will get more money in the fall to Fight the cause.
- Posted by Parent - jtfor

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 367 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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