Columbia County Public Schools

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(9)
High
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Pre-K
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There are 9 public schools in Columbia County, Arkansas, serving 3,482 students.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas state average of 36%.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Columbia County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • MagnoliaCentral Elementary School
    456 East North St
    MagnoliaAR71753
    (870)234-4911
    622 students | Gr. 4-6
  • Magnolia
    East-west Elementary School
    1310 Hollensworth St
    MagnoliaAR71753
    (870)234-5611
    813 students | Gr. KG-3
  • EmersonEmerson Elementary School
    508 West Main
    EmersonAR71740
    (870)547-2218
    159 students | Gr. KG-6
  • Emerson
    Emerson High School
    400 Church St
    EmersonAR71740
    (870)547-2862
    149 students | Gr. 7-12
  • MagnoliaMagnolia High School
    1400 High School Dr
    MagnoliaAR71753
    (870)234-4424
    625 students | Gr. 10-12
  • Magnolia
    Magnolia Junior High School
    540 East North St
    MagnoliaAR71753
    (870)234-2206
    668 students | Gr. 7-9
  • TaylorTaylor Elementary School
    506 East Pine St
    TaylorAR71861
    (870)694-5811
    174 students | Gr. KG-6
  • Taylor
    Taylor High School
    506 East Pine St
    TaylorAR71861
    (870)694-2251
    152 students | Gr. 7-12
  • MagnoliaWalker Pre-k Center
    655 Hwy 79 South
    MagnoliaAR71753
    (870)234-8827
    120 students | Gr. PK

County Statistics

About Columbia County County Statistics (AR) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 25,419 people 2,845,378 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 14% 14%
Median Household Income $35,644 $34,657
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School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Columbia County, AR public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.53. The most diverse school district in Columbia County is Hudson City School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or in the USA.