Hot Springs School District Schools Plan Multiple Programs to Usher in the Holiday Season!
Basketball Trojans looking to Repeat!
The 2015 Hot Springs High School Trojan team, (6-4 overall and 3-4 in conference play), was lead by 13 seniors. The Trojans SQUASH Lakeside's dream of a perfect 2015 5A South Conference season.
EAST Students Present Their Projects During EAST Night Out!
Lady Trojan Volleyball Extends Season by Qualifying for the 5A State Tournament.
The 1st Annual HSSD Pumpkin Light Night marked with success. Planning begins for the 2nd Annual PLN.

Three HSSD Schools Receive "A" Rankings!

Three elementary schools in the Hot Springs School District were recently recognized and awarded banners at the Arkansas Public School Resource Center's Fall conference. Oaklawn Visual and Performing Arts Magnet, Langston Aerospace and Environmental... READ MORE [+]

School Messenger Text Opt-In Day

Hot Springs School District will be turning on the ability to send out SMS text alerts and messages on the afternoon of Wednesday, September 30th. READ MORE [+]

New Immunization Requirements 2015-16

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PARENTS/GUARDIANSThe new Immunization Requirements for the 2015-16 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 [+]

HSSD Serving After School Program Meal!

The Hot Springs School District is serving a meal during the after school program at Langston Aerospace and Environmental Studies Magnet School located at 120 Chestnut Street.  The free meal is available five days a week, Monday thru Friday... READ MORE [+]

Gould Named National Merit Semifinalist!

Kaylee Gould, a Hot Springs High School senior has been named as a semifinalist in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.  NMSP officials announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship... READ MORE [+]

College Shirt Days


Students Return to begin 2015-16 Year

Hot Springs School District students returned Monday, August 17 to begin the 2015-16 year.  All campuses were hustling and bustling as cars and buses arrived filled with excited students for a full day of renewing and... READ MORE [+]

HSSD 2015 Open House Sees Capacity Crowd

The Hot Springs School District hosted its annual Back to School Open House on August 13, 2015.  Each campus witnessed large numbers, as students and parents eagerly arrived to meet classroom teachers and other school... READ MORE [+]

HSSD Initiates "One District, One Book".

The Hot Springs School District in conjunction with the School Superintendents Association (AASA) will be actively participating in a school solution program entitled One District, One Book for the upcoming year.  The idea behind the program is to... READ MORE [+]

HSSD Staff Members Ready For 2015-2016.

Hot Springs School District employees filled the High School Mackey Theater on August 11 in a spirited event to welcome new and returning members to the Trojan family and nation.  Marking the first of three professional development days, the event... READ MORE [+]

Bus Safety Urged as Students Return!

Hot Springs School District is pleased to join other districts across the state and the Arkansas Department of Education for this year's school bus safety campaign.  The three week event begins Monday, August 10 with the purpose of reminding drivers... 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 1, 2015.  (Except on July 3 No meals will be served) Meals... READ MORE [+]

Registration 2015-2016

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR   Pre-K Students - Gardner, Oaklawn and Langston (4 year olds) in a partnership with Dawson Education Cooperative ABCSS (Arkansas Better Chance for School Success) Must be 4 years of age... READ MORE [+]

"Stuff the Bus": An Annual Event!

The United Way of Garland County and Wal-Mart partnered with the local school districts for the fourth annual  "Stuff the Bus" campaign. READ MORE [+]

HSHS Soccer Returns to 5A State Semi's!

The 2015 Hot Springs High School Boy's Soccer team found itself in a similar situation as the 2014 team, winning the first two matches in the state tournament, only to face elimination in a hard fought semi-final battle.  Playing without a couple of... READ MORE [+]

College and Career Day a "BIG Success"!

Tuesday, May 19, was the 2nd annual HSSD College & Career Day.  This event is indicative of how the district is determined to impress its vision to graduate students college and career ready. READ MORE [+]

2014 HSSD Distinquished Educator Awards

The Hot Springs School District's individual campus nominees for the 2015 Teacher of the Year were recognized at the annual Awards and Recognition Breakfast held May 29 at Hot Springs High School.  Don Gooch, Community Bank President of Arvest Bank... READ MORE [+]

HSSD Honors its Retirees!

The Hot Springs School District faculty and staff concluded the 2014-2015 year with its annual Awards and Recognition Breakfast on Friday, May 29.  The event honored the staff members employed for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years, as well as the... READ MORE [+]

HSSD Athletics Announces Summer Camps.

The Hot Springs School District Athletic Department announces the 2015 Summer Camp Dates for upcoming 1st - 6th grade district students. Registration and Consent forms are required for attendance to all summer camps and are available at all district... READ MORE [+]

HSSD Proudly Recognizes its Volunteers!

The Hot Springs School District recently recognized and celebrated the hard work of the hundreds of volunteers for their time and other means to the district during the 2014-15 school year.  An outpouring show of gratitude and tribute for the many... READ MORE [+]

LADY TROJANS capture 5A State Title!

The Lady Trojans completed their run for the 2015 Class 5A State Basketball Championship, Saturday, March 14 defeating Pulaski Academy in overtime by a score of 62-61.  Berniezha Tidwell scored a season-high 30 points, including a free throw with 3.... READ MORE [+]

HSSD Receives AdvancED Accreditation

The Hot Springs School District earned continuing accreditation from the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, an accreditation division of AdvancED.  The action was taken at the AdvancED Accreditation... READ MORE [+]

Trojan Women & Men win 5A-South Crowns!

The 2014-15 Hot Springs High School Women's and Men's Basketball teams repeated as 5A-South Champions and earned the top conference seed spots in the Class 5A State Tournament March 3-10 at Green County Tech.  Both squads advanced to the semifinals... READ MORE [+]

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 [+]

Oaklawn, Langston & Park make Achieving!

The following information is available from the Arkansas Department of Education website: 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 [+]

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 [+]

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 [+]

Cheering on the Trojans!

The Hot Springs Trojans maintained their focus and "finished" for their first 2014 5A South conference win against Watson Chapel.  The Trojans will be on the road at Hope and DeQueen before returning to Joe Reese Memorial Stadium for... READ MORE [+]

THV11 Hometown Hero Gerald Hatley

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - The transition to high school can be an exciting time for some, but for others, it can be intimidating. "There's a lot of kids, and the hallways are really crowded, so it was scary to me,” explained Tavonia Smith. “It was... 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 [+]

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 [+]

HSHS Employees win FCA Golf Tournament

The annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes golf tournament, also known as the Cliff Harris Classic, was held this past weekend at Magellan Golf Course in Hot Springs Village. Led by FCA President, Micah May, the weekend began with the annual FCA... READ MORE [+]

Skills USA State Photography Winner

Jamie Loe, a sophomore at Hot Springs High School is this year's winner of the SkillsUSA State Photography competition which was held at the Hot Springs Convention Center on April 15. Jamie will go on to represent Arkansas in the 50th annual... 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 [+]

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 [+]

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 [+]

2013 Spa City Classic Champions

The Hot Springs Lady Trojan basketball team was presented the Spa City Classic Championship trophy by HSSD Superintendent Joyce Craft at Summit Arena on Monday, December 30 after defeating Central Arkansas Christian, 44-40 in the finals. ... READ MORE [+]

2013 Kameron Hale Tournament Champions

The Jr. High Trojan Boys' basketball team won the Kameron Hale Invitational Tournament over Christmas break. The Jr. Trojans went 3-0 in the tournament beating Central Arkansas Christian, Bryant, and tournament hosts Lake Hamilton in the... READ MORE [+]

Volleyball Qualifies for State Tournament

The Varsity Volleyball team qualified for the 5A State Tournament, which was held at Alma High School on October 29-31. The Lady Trojans played against Pulaski Academy in the 1st round of the tournament on October 29th at 6:00 p.m. Pulaski... READ MORE [+]

Jr. High Football - Conference Champs

It's been almost 40 years since Hot Springs High School has claimed a Jr. High Conference Championship, but that feat was accomplished by the Class of 2017 with a 45-7 win over the DeQueen Leopards on Halloween! Finishing with an overall record... 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 [+]

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 [+]



School Directory
2013-2014 School Year
Type: Regular School
County: Garland County
Grade Span:
9 - 12
Magnet: Yes
Total Students: 752
Classroom Teachers (FTE): 60.63
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.40
Title I School: Yes
Title I School-Wide Program: Yes

Enrollment by Grade:

  • 9th
  • 10th
  • 11th
  • 12th

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.

Intensive Support System

  • Coordinated School Health
  • Intervention Specialists
  • Homeless Liaison
  • Human Service Workers
  • School Resource Officers


Administrative Leadership

  Lloyd Jackson Building Principal
  Gerald Hatley 9th-10th Grade Principal
  Eileen Ellars Assistant Principal
  Tony Hines Dean of Students
  Jim Gentry Athletic Director
  Sandy Milholen Registrar

Contact Us

  Phone Number: 501-624-5286
  Fax number: 501-620-7820
  Address: 701 Emory St.
    Hot Springs, AR 71913
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Campus/Building Principal
Lloyd Jackson
9th-10th Grade Principal
Gerald Hatley
Assistant Principal
Eileen Ellars
Hot Springs High School
Ph: 501-624-5286


Hot Springs High School

701 Emory St
Hot SpringsArkansas 71913
Event Date
Thanksgiving Holidays Mon, Nov 23, 2015 to Fri, Nov 27, 2015
HSHS Baseball Tryout Practice Begins Mon, Nov 30, 2015 - 3:30 pm
8th/9th Grade Basketball @ DeQueen Mon, Nov 30, 2015 - 5:00 pm
HSHS Soccer Parent Meeting Tue, Dec 1, 2015 - 5:15 pm
"Wear Purple Day" Wed, Dec 2, 2015
Homeless to Habitat @ Family OutReach Wed, Dec 2, 2015 - 9:00 am
HSHS Swim Meet vs Bryant Thu, Dec 3, 2015 - 2:00 pm
Park Winter Program Thu, Dec 3, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Gardner 3rd/4th Grade Musical @ HSMS Thu, Dec 3, 2015 - 6:00 pm
HSHS Dance/Choir Concert Thu, Dec 3, 2015 - 6:00 pm
HSHS Dance to "Nutcracker" performance Fri, Dec 4, 2015 - 9:00 am
HSHS NJROTC Christmas Ball Fri, Dec 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Jr High All-Region Band Auditions Sat, Dec 5, 2015
HSHS Cheer competition Sat, Dec 5, 2015
SW Arkansas College Prep Academy @ NPC Sat, Dec 5, 2015
HSHS Trojan Baseball Tryouts Sat, Dec 5, 2015 - 10:00 am
Hot Springs Christmas Parade Mon, Dec 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Oaklawn Production: Annie Jr. 9AM & 6PM Tue, Dec 8, 2015
HSIS Winterinternational Tue, Dec 8, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Oaklawn Production: Annie Jr. 9AM & 6PM Thu, Dec 10, 2015
HSHS Winter Band Concert Mon, Dec 14, 2015 - 6:00 pm
School Board Meeting
Repeats every month on the third Tuesday 13 times except Tue Sep 15 2015. Also includes Mon Aug 10 2015, Tue Sep 22 2015, Thu Oct 15 2015.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 - 5:00 pm
HSMS Winternational Tue, Dec 15, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Oaklawn Show Choir @ Capitol Wed, Dec 16, 2015 - 9:00 am
Langston Concerts: K-1 @ 6PM, 2-4 @ 6:30 Thu, Dec 17, 2015
Gardner Sound Choir @ Capitol Thu, Dec 17, 2015 - 10:00 am
Last Day of School before Christmas Fri, Dec 18, 2015
End of 2nd Quarter Fri, Dec 18, 2015
End of 1st Semester Fri, Dec 18, 2015
Oaklawn Show Choir Recital Fri, Dec 18, 2015 - 9:00 am
Gardner Sound Choir @ GC Library Fri, Dec 18, 2015 - 11:00 am
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