Sylvan Hills Middle School

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401 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
Sherwood, AR 72120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sylvan Hills Middle School serves 1,174 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Sylvan Hills Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sylvan Hills Middle School's student population of 1,174 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

Sylvan Hills Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 diversity score of Sylvan Hills Middle School is 0.60, which is more 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
#744 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
13%
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Black
45%
20%
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White
44%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePulaski County Special School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sylvan Hills Middle School is Sylvan Hills High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lisa Academy North Middle Charter School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sylvan Hills Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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