Top 10 Best Baxter County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 5,174 students in Baxter County, AR. Baxter County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
The top ranked public schools in Baxter County, AR are Arrie Goforth Elementary School, Norfork High School and Pinkston Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Baxter County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Baxter County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 40% (majority Black).

Best Baxter County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Arrie Goforth Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
161 Mildred Simpson Dr
Norfork, AR 72658
(870) 499-7192
Grades: PK-6
| 248 students
Rank: #22.
Norfork High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
136 Mildred Simpson Dr
Norfork, AR 72658
(870) 499-7191
Grades: 7-12
| 225 students
Rank: #33.
Pinkston Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1301 S College St
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 425-1236
Grades: 6-7
| 614 students
Rank: #44.
Amanda Gist Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
152 Lucille St
Cotter, AR 72626
(870) 435-6655
Grades: PK-6
| 436 students
Rank: #55.
Hackler Intermediate School
Math: 61% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
965 West Rd
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 425-1288
Grades: 3-5
| 843 students
Rank: #66.
Mtn Home High Career Academics
Charter School
Math: 36% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Bomber Blvd
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 425-1215
Grades: 8-12
| 1,584 students
Rank: #77.
Cotter High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
198 Melba Ave
Cotter, AR 72626
(870) 435-6171
Grades: 7-12
| 342 students
Rank: n/an/a
Asu - Mountain Home Career Center
Vocational School
1600 South College St
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 508-6100
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1310 Post Oak Rd
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 425-1256
Grades: PK-K
| 318 students
Rank: n/an/a
618 N College St
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 425-1251
Grades: 1-2
| 564 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Baxter County, AR

Baxter County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1001 Main St
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 425-1261
Grades: 4
| n/a students
2301 Rodeo Dr
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 425-1231
Grades: 8
| n/a students

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