Christian Boekhout, four time Arkansas State Geographic Bee Champion.


Learner Profile
National Young Leaders State Conference (NYLSC)
The 2013-14 Hot Springs Trojans win the 5A-South Championship.
The HSHS Lady Trojans win the 2013-14 5A-South Conference Championship.
HSJH defeated Lakeside (44-41) in the conference tournament championship game on February 20, 2014 at Arkadelphia High School.

HSMS EAST Studies Emergency Sirens

More information can be found in the Tuesday, February 4, 2014, article by Jay Bell, The Sentinel Record. To read article Click here READ MORE [+]

MS EAST Students Help Children in Sudan

Hot Springs Middle School EAST Students are raising money to send water to people who are in need of water in Sudan. Click on the link below to learn more. Thank you for supporting our effort. READ MORE [+]

HSMS Earns Top Spot

Local schools highly ranked in OEP report By: JAY BELL - The Sentinel-RecordHot Springs Middle School, Malvern Middle School and the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts were among the local schools to be highly ranked in a report... READ MORE [+]

Miss Arkansas visits HSMS EAST Night Out

By: JAY BELL - The Sentinel-Record Miss Arkansas 2013 Amy Crain signs autographs during EAST Night Out at Hot Springs Middle School on Tuesday. Crain spoke about her platform on anti-bullying, which was also the topic of a video produced by EAST... READ MORE [+]

EAST students work on 3-D school model

EAST students work on 3-D school model By: JAY BELL - The Sentinel-Record READ MORE [+]

College Shirt Days


HSMS is going E.A.S.T

E.A.S.T. Initiative beginning fall 2013. READ MORE [+]

Special Message from the Superintendent

The Hot Springs School District holds the safety of its staff and students' first and foremost.  Following are the steps we have in place related to safety and security. READ MORE [+]

U.S. News Top High Schools

U.S. News and World Report has ranked the best high schools in the country and Hot Springs High School is among the best in the state.  U.S. News put Hot Springs High School in its list of top 10 schools in Arkansas. Click Here To Read More READ MORE [+]

HSHS students convert car to solar power

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Students from Hot Springs stopped by Today's THV to give us a hands-on look at their solar powered car. The car was initially broken when the school first received the car. Students fixed it and then converted it to solar... READ MORE [+]

Common Core State Standards Initiative

The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world... READ MORE [+]

Safe Schools / Healthy Students

Our Hot Springs School District is part of the national Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative (SS/HS), an unprecedented approach to create safer schools for America’s youth, free from violence and substance use. For more information... READ MORE [+]



School Directory
2011-2012 School Year
Type: Regular School
County: Garland County
Grade Span:
Magnet: Yes
Total Students: 494
Classroom Teachers (FTE): 41.94
Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.78
Title I School: Yes
Title I School-Wide Program: Yes

Enrollment by Grade:

  • 7th
  • 8th

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity:

  • American Indian / Alaskan
  • Asian / Pacific Islander *
  • Black
  • Hispanic
  • White
  • Two or More Races
* combined Asian and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander categories

Enrollment by Gender:

  • Male
  • Female


  • [ † ] indicates that the data are not applicable. For example, the enrollment and staff characteristics for schools that opened in the 2011-2012 school year will not be available until the full 2011-2012 file is released.
  • [ – ] indicates that the data are missing.
  • The directory information on school name, address, and phone number are preliminary data from initial submissions of school level data for 2011-2012.
Data provided on student membership and staffing are from the official school level data for 2010-2011.


Administrative Leadership

  George Wilson Building Principal
  Linda Barrett Seventh Grade Principal
  Kip Spainhour Eighth Grade Principal
  Nancy Scott Middle School IB Coordinator
  Debbie Byers Exceptional Services Designee
Positive Behavior Intervention & Support Coach

Contact Us

  Phone Number: 501-624-5228
  Fax number: 501-620-7828
  Address: 701 Main St.
    Hot Springs, AR 71913
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  • High Expectations for Students and Staff
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Integrity
  • Caring Environment
  • Safe/Secure Environment

Intensive Support System

  • Coordinated School Health
  • Intervention Specialists
  • Homeless Liaison
  • Human Service Workers
  • School Resource Officers
Campus/Building Principal
George Wilson
8th Grade Principal
Kip Spainhour
7th Grade Principal
Linda Barrett
Hot Springs Middle School
Ph: 501-624-5228
Fax: 501-620-7828

Hot Springs Middle School

701 Main St
Hot SpringsArkansas 71913
Event Date
7th & 8th Grade Cheerleading Tryouts Mon, Apr 21, 2014 - 3:30 pm to Fri, Apr 25, 2014 - 3:30 pm
8th Grade Academic Banquet Mon, Apr 21, 2014 - 6:00 pm
Track & Field - Disctict Meet Tue, Apr 22, 2014 - 3:30 pm
PTO Carnival Fri, Apr 25, 2014 - 12:30 pm
Interim Assessment - Algebra 1 - Math Mon, Apr 28, 2014
College Awareness Day
Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November, December on the last Tuesday 10 times except Tue Dec 31 2013, Tue Mar 18 2014, Tue Mar 25 2014, Tue May 27 2014. Also includes Tue Dec 17 2013, Wed Mar 19 2014, Tue May 20 2014.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014
Spring Concert at HSMS Thu, May 1, 2014
HSMS Band Spring Concert Thu, May 1, 2014
Interim Assessment - Algebra 1 - Math Mon, May 5, 2014
District Orchestra Performance Tue, May 13, 2014 - 6:00 pm
Interim Assessment - Grade 7 - Math Thu, May 15, 2014
Interim Assessment - Grade 8 - Math Fri, May 16, 2014
College Awareness Day Tue, May 20, 2014
Last Day for Students Fri, May 23, 2014
End 4th Quarter Fri, May 23, 2014
End 2nd Semester Fri, May 23, 2014
Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL Mon, May 26, 2014
Professional Development Tue, May 27, 2014
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HSMS March 7, 2013
HSMS at E.A.S.T. Conference March 19, 2014
Nat. Young Leaders State Conf. (NYLSC) March 18, 2014
1st Annual HSSD Trojan Trot March 15, 2014
8th Grade Culture Fair February 14, 2014