Top 3 Best Desha County Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools serving 1,361 students in Desha County, AR.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Desha County, AR are Mcgehee Elementary School, Conner Middle School and Reed Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Desha County, AR public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Arkansas public elementary school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 39% statewide average). Elementary schools in Desha County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public elementary school average of 41% (majority Black).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Desha County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mcgehee Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
409 Oak St
Mc Gehee, AR 71654
(870) 222-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #22.
Conner Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2009 East Ash Street
Mc Gehee, AR 71654
(870) 222-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 241 students
Rank: #33.
Reed Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
709 S Cherry St
Dumas, AR 71639
(870) 382-5363
Grades: 3-6
| 297 students
Rank: n/an/a
101 Court St
Dumas, AR 71639
(870) 382-4954
Grades: PK-2
| 255 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Desha County, AR?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Desha County, AR include Mcgehee Elementary School, Conner Middle School and Reed Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Desha County, AR?
4 public elementary schools are located in Desha County, AR.
What is the racial composition of students in Desha County, AR?
Desha County, AR public elementary schools minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public elementary schools average of 41% (majority Black).

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