Top 5 Best Desha County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,521 students in Desha County, AR. Desha County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
The top ranked public schools in Desha County, AR are Mcgehee Elementary School, Reed Elementary School and Dumas Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Desha County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Desha County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Best Desha County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mcgehee Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
409 Oak St
Mc Gehee, AR 71654
(870) 222-5400
Grades: PK-6
| 730 students
Rank: #22.
Reed Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
709 S Cherry St
Dumas, AR 71639
(870) 382-5363
Grades: 3-6
| 405 students
Rank: #33.
Dumas Junior High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
315 S College St
Dumas, AR 71639
(870) 382-4476
Grades: 7-9
| 248 students
Rank: #44.
Mcgehee High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1902 E Ash St
Mc Gehee, AR 71654
(870) 222-3600
Grades: 7-12
| 497 students
Rank: #55.
Dumas High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
709 Dan Gill Dr
Dumas, AR 71639
(870) 382-4151
Grades: 10-12
| 319 students
101 Court St
Dumas, AR 71639
(870) 382-4954
Grades: PK-2
| 322 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Desha County, AR

Desha County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
P.o. Box 248
Arkansas City, AR 71630
(870) 877-2455
Grades: PK-6
| 57 students
P O Box 248
Arkansas City, AR 71630
(870) 877-2474
Grades: 7-12
| 45 students
P O Box 41
Rohwer, AR 71666
(870) 644-3800
Grades: PK-6
| 86 students
P.o. Box 41
Rohwer, AR 71666
(870) 644-3800
Grades: 7-12
| 106 students
710 South Cherry St
Dumas, AR 71639
(870) 382-5363
Grades: 5-6
| 230 students

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