Forrest City Public Schools

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There are 5 public schools in Forrest City, AR, serving 3,373 students.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas state average of 36%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the state average of 13:1.

Forrest City, Arkansas Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • Forrest CityCentral Elementary School
    801 Deaderick Rd
    Forrest CityAR72335
    (870)633-2141
    963 students | Gr. PK-4
  • Forrest City
    Forrest City High School
    467 Victoria St
    Forrest CityAR72335
    (870)633-1464
    934 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Forrest City
    Forrest City Junior High School
    1133 North Division St
    Forrest CityAR72335
    (870)633-3230
    496 students | Gr. 7-8
  • Forrest City
    Lincoln Academy Of Excellence
    Charter School
    616 West Broadway Ave
    Forrest CityAR72335
    (870)633-0310
    Charter School
    497 students | Gr. 5-6
  • Forrest City
    Stewart Elementary School
    625 Irving St
    Forrest CityAR72335
    (870)633-1365
    483 students | Gr. KG-4

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Did You Know?
Forrest City, 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 0.29, which is lower than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Forrest City is Forrest Hills Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or in the USA.