Sylvan Hills Middle School

401 Dee Jay Hudson Dr
Sherwood, AR 72120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,002 students in grades 6-8, Sylvan Hills Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,002 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Bottom 50% in AR
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sylvan Hills Middle School's student population of 1,002 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,002 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
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School Rankings

Sylvan Hills Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sylvan Hills Middle School is 0.63, 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)
#695 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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26%
36%
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30%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sylvan Hills Middle 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
14%
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Black
46%
20%
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White
39%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
This chart display the diversity score of Sylvan Hills Middle 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
45%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sylvan Hills Middle School's ranking?
Sylvan Hills Middle School is ranked #695 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Sylvan Hills Middle School often compared to?
Sylvan Hills Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North Little Rock Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Sylvan Hills Middle School?
1,002 students attend Sylvan Hills Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Sylvan Hills Middle School students are Black, 39% of students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sylvan Hills Middle School?
Sylvan Hills Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Sylvan Hills Middle School offer ?
Sylvan Hills Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sylvan Hills Middle School part of?
Sylvan Hills Middle School is part of Pulaski County Special School District.

School Reviews

1   3/17/2020
About ninety percent of the school's students are horrible.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Jden Brito

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,002 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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