An Invitation to Apply for the Position of Superintendent of Schools
Troy Basketball: Lady Trojans Focused and Working for the "Gold"; Will play for the 5A State Championship.
HSMS EAST students earned a "Superior" rating at the 2015 EAST Conference. Their hard work, commitment to the Hot Springs community, and exemplary presentation at the conference awarded them this honor.
HSMS 7th Grade Dancers
Lady Trojans Find Gold, Win Class 5A State Championship!!!!!

PSA Contest Winner

Garland County Human Trafficking Task Force

HSSD December Fine Arts Programs!

The Hot Springs School District's Fine Arts programs ushered in the holiday season with performances at each of it's campuses.  Each program featured the many talents of HSSD students through the visual and performing arts. Attendees at the various... READ MORE [+]

HSMS EAST Students and First Step

HSMS EAST students, J.Butler and H. Binns,  provided Hot Springs First Step with safety plans and blueprints for all buildings on their campus. Students took photos of the buildings and made layouts using Computer Aided Design software (... READ MORE [+]

HSSD Robotic Winners!

Hot Springs Intermediate School hosted its annual First Lego League Robotics Invitational Tournament on Saturday, November 15 with twelve area school district teams competing for a chance qualify for the state meet in Mountain Home on December 13. ... READ MORE [+]

Model Classroom

The room is designed for different modes of teaching, group work, class discussion, independent work and station work. For each mode of teaching and learning, there are TVs for displaying iPad and iMac work. The two interactive tables are used... READ MORE [+]

Trojans Take 5A South Conference Title!!

The 2014 Hot Springs High School Trojan football team defeated cross-town rival and fellow 5A South conference member Lakeside by a score of of 53-30 in the regular season finale.  The victory secured a first place finish and outright conference... READ MORE [+]

Trojans are State Playoff Bound!

Hot Springs High School clinched a 5A State playoff spot Halloween night by posting an impressive victory over Camden Fairview, 38-20.  The Trojans, 5-4 overall, moved to 5-1 in conference play with the regular season finale against cross-town rival... READ MORE [+]

Trojan Homecoming 2014 Celebration!

The Joe Reese Memorial Stadium was packed October 17 as the crowd welcomed the Hot Springs High School's 2014 Homecoming Court to the Tommy Holt Memorial Field.  Heralded with energy and enthusiasm in the days prior to the culminating crowning of... READ MORE [+]

Gardner & HSMS hold "EAST Night Out"!

EAST Night Out is a national "open house" celebration of our EAST programs, where family, friends and the general public are invited to see how students are making a difference in their community and celebrate the work already underway. During EAST... READ MORE [+]

2014 Trojan Football

The 2014 Trojan Football season began with a controlled scrimmage Tuesday, August 26 at the Tommy Holt field of the Joe Reese Stadium against Little Rock Christian.  The Trojans will continue to compete in the 5A South... READ MORE [+]

2014-15 First Day Excitement!

Rain did not dampen the smiles and excitement of both students and staff Monday, August 18, as Hot Springs School District kicked off the first day of the 2014-15 year . Oaklawn Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School staff member, Jamie Pearce... READ MORE [+]

New Immunization Requirements 2014-15

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PARENTS/GUARDIANSThe new Immunization Requirements for the 2014-15 school year may affect your child. Please read the new requirements carefully.  This will affect MANY STUDENTS in our district.  Contact your County Health... READ MORE [+]

Summer Food Service Program

Hot Springs School District is pleased to be sponsoring The “Summer Food Service Program”.  Breakfast and Lunch will be served at no cost to anyone 18 years old and under beginning June 2, 2014, Monday - Friday.  (Except on July 4 No meals will be... READ MORE [+]

HSHS Boys Soccer Team is State-Bound!

The Hot Springs High School Boys Soccer team will be the second seed from the 5A South Conference at the State Tournament.  The Trojans, 12-4-1 overall and 5-3 in conference play will travel to Harrison to take on Sylvan Hills at noon Thursday... READ MORE [+]

FREE Community Meals

Anyone 18 years or younger may receive a hot meal for free at Langston Magnet School and Hot Springs Middle School from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm until the end of the school year on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Langston Aerospace and... READ MORE [+]

Christian Boekhout, Geography Bee Winner

Christian Boekhout, an 8th grade student at Hot Springs Middle School  won the state Geographic Bee and will represent the state of Arkansas for the 4th year in a row.  The national competition will be held in the coming weeks in... READ MORE [+]

5A South Basketball Champions

The Hot Springs Trojan basketball team won the 5A - South Championship with a 12-2 record. The Trojans, 17-8 overall, will represent the conference as the top seed in the state tournament.  READ MORE [+]

5A-South Conference Champions

Hot Springs High School's Senior Girl's, undefeated in the 5A-South Conference at 14-0 and 20-5 overall, will advance to the 5A State Tournament in Alma. READ MORE [+]

Jr. Trojans are 2013-14 5A SW Champions!

In just his first year as head coach, LaMont Page led the Junior High Boys Basketball team to a second straight 5A Southwest Conference Championship. The Trojans entered the final game of the District Tournament on the heels of a 16 game winning... READ MORE [+]

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


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 [+]



School Directory
2013-2014 School Year
Type: Regular School
County: Garland County
Grade Span:
Magnet: Yes
Total Students: 516
Classroom Teachers (FTE):  
Student/Teacher Ratio:  
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 2013-2014 school year will not be available until the full 2013-2014 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 2013-2014.
Data provided on student membership and staffing are from the official school level data for 2013-2014.


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
  • 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
Spring Break Mon, Mar 23, 2015 to Fri, Mar 27, 2015
College Awareness Day
Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November, December on the last Tuesday until Wed May 20 2015 except Tue Dec 30 2014, Tue May 26 2015. Also includes Tue Dec 16 2014, Tue May 19 2015.
Tue, Mar 31, 2015
Good Friday - NO SCHOOL Fri, Apr 3, 2015
Interim Reports to Parents Wed, Apr 22, 2015
Hoping for a Hero Spring Concert Thu, Apr 23, 2015
College Awareness Day Tue, Apr 28, 2015
College Awareness Day Tue, May 19, 2015
Last Day for Students Fri, May 22, 2015
End 4th Quarter Fri, May 22, 2015
End 2nd Semester Fri, May 22, 2015
Report Cards to Parents Fri, May 22, 2015
Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL Mon, May 25, 2015
Professional Development Tue, May 26, 2015
Teachers Last Day Tue, May 26, 2015
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HSMS March 7, 2013
College Awareness Day August 26, 2014
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