Trojan Quarterback Anthony Goffigan looks for help from his teammates as he tries to pick up yardage during the August 26 controlled scrimmage against Little Rock Christian.
Enthusiastic students and staff begin 2014-15 with high expectations and eagerness for a dynamic year.
The new Immunization Requirements for the 2014-15 school year may affect your child. Please do not wait until the end of the summer to make sure your child is in compliance with the new regulations.
Hot Springs School District is pleased to be sponsoring The “Summer Food Service Program”.
The Hot Springs High School Trojan Soccer Team begins their quest for a State Championship!
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.

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


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 [+]



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
Parent Teacher Conferences Thu, Sep 18, 2014 - 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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, Sep 30, 2014
End of 1st Quarter Thu, Oct 16, 2014
2nd Quarter Begins Fri, Oct 17, 2014
Report Cards to Parents Fri, Oct 24, 2014
College Awareness Day Tue, Oct 28, 2014
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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