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For the 2021 school year, there are 37 blue ribbon public schools serving 18,707 students in Arkansas.
These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Arkansas are Park Magnet School, Central Park At Morning Star and Vandergriff Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Arkansas blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 44% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Arkansas Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    Park Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    617 Main St
    Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901
    (501) 623-5661

    269 students
    Year: 2009, 2015
  • Rank: #22.
    Central Park At Morning Star Math: 85% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1400 Sw Liberty Ave
    Bentonville, AR 72712
    (479) 696-3200

    859 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #33.
    Vandergriff Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2975 E Township St
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    (479) 527-3600

    670 students
    Year: 2009, 2015
  • Rank: #44.
    John P. Woods Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3201 Massard Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 452-5808

    574 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #55.
    Bellview Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5400 Bellview Rd
    Rogers, AR 72756
    (479) 631-3605

    412 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #66.
    Forest Park Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1600 N Tyler St
    Little Rock, AR 72207
    (501) 447-4500

    473 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #77.
    Don Roberts Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    16601 Lamarche Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 447-2500

    920 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #88.
    Salem Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    313 Hwy 62 E Ste 4
    Salem, AR 72576
    (870) 895-2456

    448 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #99.
    Woodrow Cummins Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1400 Padgett Rd
    Conway, AR 72034
    (501) 450-4800

    550 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Forest Heights Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1124 So Tamarind St
    Harrison, AR 72601
    (870) 741-5837

    422 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2600 N Mckinley St
    Little Rock, AR 72207
    (501) 447-5000

    384 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #1212.
    Bernice Young Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    301 Pippen Apple Cir
    Springdale, AR 72762
    (479) 750-8770

    620 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #1313.
    Sequoyah Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1601 W 12th St
    Russellville, AR 72801
    (479) 968-2134

    569 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #1414.
    Des Arc Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2100 Hickory St
    Des Arc, AR 72040
    (870) 256-4128

    318 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #1515.
    City Heights Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    301 Mt Vista Ave
    Van Buren, AR 72956
    (479) 474-6918

    367 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #1616.
    Eastside Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    505 E New Hope Rd
    Rogers, AR 72756
    (479) 631-3630

    509 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #1717.
    Ellen Smith Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1601 S Donaghey Ave
    Conway, AR 72034
    (501) 450-4815

    441 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #1818.
    Euper Lane Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6601 Euper Ln
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 452-2601

    499 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #1919.
    Arrie Goforth Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    161 Mildred Simpson Dr
    Norfork, AR 72658
    (870) 499-7192

    208 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Jim Stone Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4255 College Ave
    Conway, AR 72034
    (501) 450-4808

    396 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Richland Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1011 W Barton
    West Memphis, AR 72301
    (870) 735-6443

    574 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #2222.
    Valley View High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2118 Valley View Dr
    Jonesboro, AR 72404
    (870) 935-6361

    572 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #2323.
    Bergman Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8949 Hwy 7 N
    Bergman, AR 72615
    (870) 741-6404

    476 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #2424.
    Bentonville High School Math: 53% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1901 Se J St
    Bentonville, AR 72712
    (479) 254-5100

    3,126 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #2525.
    Weiner Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    313 Garfield St
    Weiner, AR 72479
    (870) 684-2252

    117 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Arnold Drive Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4150 Arnold Dr
    Jacksonville, AR 72076
    (501) 988-4145

    366 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Hardin Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    700 Schoolwood Dr
    Redfield, AR 72132
    (501) 397-2450

    246 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #2828.
    Calico Rock Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    301 College St
    Calico Rock, AR 72519
    (870) 297-8533

    232 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2929.
    Kingston Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    300 School St
    Kingston, AR 72742
    (479) 665-2835

    144 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #3030.
    Kingsland Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16650 Hwy 79
    Rison, AR 71665
    (870) 348-5335

    129 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    College Hill Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Artesian St
    Texarkana, AR 71854
    (870) 774-9111

    523 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Crawford Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1116 N Parker Rd
    Russellville, AR 72801
    (479) 968-4677

    407 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #3333.
    Batesville High School Math: 29% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Pioneer Dr
    Batesville, AR 72501
    (870) 793-6846

    673 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #3434.
    Kipp Delta College Preparatory School Charter School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    215 Cherry St
    Helena, AR 72342
    (870) 753-9444

    212 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #3535.
    Clinton Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    142 Hollywood Blvd
    Sherwood, AR 72120
    (501) 833-1200

    705 students
    Year: 2008
  • Show 2 more Blue Ribbon public schools in Arkansas (out of 37 total schools)
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