Top 5 Best Arkansas County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,774 students in Arkansas County, AR (there are 4 private schools, serving 355 private students). 89% of all K-12 students in Arkansas County, AR are educated in public schools (compared to the AR state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Arkansas County, AR are Dewitt Middle School, Dewitt Elementary School and Dewitt High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Arkansas County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Arkansas County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Arkansas County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dewitt Middle School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1209 W 16th St
De Witt, AR 72042
(870) 946-3708
Grades: 6-8
| 265 students
Rank: #22.
Dewitt Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1718 S Grandview Dr
De Witt, AR 72042
(870) 946-4651
Grades: PK-5
| 544 students
Rank: #33.
Dewitt High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1614 S Grandview Dr
De Witt, AR 72042
(870) 946-4661
Grades: 9-12
| 359 students
Rank: #44.
Stuttgart Junior High School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 S Main
Stuttgart, AR 72160
(870) 673-3562
Grades: 7-8
| 265 students
Rank: #55.
Stuttgart High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
401 A W 22nd St
Stuttgart, AR 72160
(870) 673-3561
Grades: 9-12
| 456 students
Rank: #66.
Meekins Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 S Main
Stuttgart, AR 72160
(870) 673-3565
Grades: 5-6
| 231 students
Rank: #77.
Park Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1202 S Park Ave
Stuttgart, AR 72160
(870) 673-3563
Grades: PK-4
| 654 students
Rank: n/an/a
Phillips Community Career & Tech
Vocational School
2807 Hwy 165
Stuttgart, AR 72160
(870) 673-4201
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Arkansas County, AR

Arkansas County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2501 S Main
Stuttgart, AR 72160
(870) 673-3561
Grades: 5-6
| 284 students
316 S Sixth St
Gillett, AR 72055
(870) 548-2466
Grades: PK-5
| 67 students
507 Champion
Gillett, AR 72055
(870) 548-2316
Grades: 7-12
| 102 students
2501 S Main
Stuttgart, AR 72160
(870) 673-3561
Grades: 4-5
| 256 students
301 N Jackson Street
De Witt, AR 72042
(870) 946-3708
Grades: 5-8
| 337 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Arkansas County, AR?
The top ranked public schools in Arkansas County, AR include Dewitt Middle School, Dewitt Elementary School and Dewitt High School.
How many public schools are located in Arkansas County, AR?
8 public schools are located in Arkansas County, AR.
What percentage of students in Arkansas County, AR go to public school?
89% of all K-12 students in Arkansas County, AR are educated in public schools (compared to the AR state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Arkansas County, AR?
Arkansas County, AR public schools minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public schools average of 41% (majority Black).

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