Top 10 Best Craighead County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 36 public schools serving 19,078 students in Craighead County, AR. Craighead County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
The top ranked public schools in Craighead County, AR are Valley View Intermediate School, Valley View Junior High School and Riverside West Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Craighead County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Craighead County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Best Craighead County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Valley View Intermediate School
Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2119 Valley View Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870) 935-1910
Grades: 3-6
| 890 students
Rank: #22.
Valley View Junior High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2118 Valley View Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870) 932-3737
Grades: 7-9
| 653 students
Rank: #33.
Riverside West Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2001 Hwy 18
Lake City, AR 72437
(870) 237-8222
Grades: PK-6
| 276 students
Rank: #44.
Brookland Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 W School St
Brookland, AR 72417
(870) 932-2080
Grades: 3-6
| 799 students
Rank: #55.
International Studies Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 59% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1218 Cobb St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5825
Grades: 1-6
| 498 students
Rank: #66.
Brookland Junior High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 W School St
Brookland, AR 72417
(870) 932-8610
Grades: 7-9
| 572 students
Rank: #77.
Riverside East Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
502 W State St
Caraway, AR 72419
(870) 482-3351
Grades: PK-6
| 189 students
Rank: #88.
Valley View High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2118 Valley View Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870) 935-6361
Grades: 10-12
| 572 students
Rank: #99.
Nettleton Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2305 Promise Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 910-7830
Grades: 6
| 370 students
Rank: #1010.
Visual & Performing Art Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1804 Hillcrest Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5830
Grades: 1-6
| 697 students
Rank: #1111.
Bay Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 School St
Bay, AR 72411
(870) 781-3300
Grades: K-6
| 326 students
Rank: #1212.
Westside Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1834 Hwy 91 W
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870) 932-8023
Grades: PK-4
| 704 students
Rank: #1313.
Westside Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1800 Hwy 91 W
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870) 972-5622
Grades: 5-7
| 394 students
Rank: #1414.
Brookland High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 W School St
Brookland, AR 72417
(870) 932-2080
Grades: 10-12
| 465 students
Rank: #1515.
Health/wellness Envi Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 49% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Rosemond Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5850
Grades: 1-6
| 655 students
Rank: #1616.
Buffalo Is. Central High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
803 W Drew
Monette, AR 72447
(870) 486-5512
Grades: 10-12
| 172 students
Rank: #1717.
Bay High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 School St
Bay, AR 72411
(870) 781-3297
Grades: 7-12
| 262 students
Rank: #1818.
Westside High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1630 Hwy 91 W
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870) 935-7501
Grades: 8-12
| 700 students
Rank: #1919.
Nettleton Junior High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4208 Chieftain Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 910-7819
Grades: 7-8
| 502 students
Rank: #2020.
Riverside High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Catfish Dr
Lake City, AR 72437
(870) 237-4328
Grades: 7-12
| 369 students
Rank: #2121.
Annie Camp Junior High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1814 W Nettleton Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5820
Grades: 7-9
| 689 students
Rank: #2222.
University Heights Intermediate Center
Math: 38% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3901 Aggie Rd
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 366-4700
Grades: 3-5
| 415 students
Rank: #2323.
Douglas Macarthur Junior High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1615 Wilkins Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5840
Grades: 7-9
| 701 students
Rank: #2424.
Fox Meadow Intermediate Center
Math: 39% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2309 Fox Meadow Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870) 910-7812
Grades: 3-5
| 409 students
Rank: #2525.
Nettleton High School
Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 Chieftain Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 910-7805
Grades: 9-12
| 959 students
Rank: #2626.
The Academies At Jonesboro High School
Charter School
Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Hurricane Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5881
Grades: 10-12
| 1,275 students
Rank: #2727.
Math & Science Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
213 E Thomas Green Rd
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5845
Grades: 1-6
| 631 students
Rank: #2828.
Microsociety Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 21% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1110 W Washington Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5855
Grades: 1-6
| 555 students
220 N Oak St
Brookland, AR 72417
(870) 932-2080
Grades: PK-2
| 799 students
805 W Drew
Monette, AR 72447
(870) 486-2212
Grades: PK-4
| 240 students
1307 Flint St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5876
Grades: PK
| 292 students
2305 Fox Meadow Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870) 910-7817
Grades: K-2
| 403 students
Jonesboro Vocational Center
Vocational School
1727 S Main St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5891
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Kindergarten Center
618 W Nettleton Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5835
Grades: K
| 508 students
300 Bowling Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 910-7823
Grades: K-2
| 398 students
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Craighead County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
100 W. School St.
Brookland, AR 72417
(870) 932-2080
Grades: 5-8
| 400 students
4109 Race Street
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 910-7805
Grades: 4-7
| 84 students
502 West State St
Caraway, AR 72419
(870) 482-3327
Grades: 7-9
| 183 students

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