Top 3 Best Desha County Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 805 students in Desha County, AR.
The top ranked public high schools in Desha County, AR are Dumas Junior High School, Dumas High School and Mcgehee High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Desha County, AR public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the Arkansas public high school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 40% statewide average). High schools in Desha County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public high schools.
Desha County, AR public high school have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Arkansas average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Dumas High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Arkansas or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public high school average of 39% (majority Black).

Best Public High Schools in Desha County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dumas Junior High School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
315 S College St
Dumas, AR 71639
(870) 382-4476
Grades: 7-9
| 260 students
Rank: #22.
Dumas High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
709 Dan Gill Dr
Dumas, AR 71639
(870) 382-4151
Grades: 9-12
| 204 students
Rank: #33.
Mcgehee High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1902 E Ash St
Mc Gehee, AR 71654
(870) 222-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 341 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 high schools in Desha County, AR?
The top ranked public high schools in Desha County, AR include Dumas Junior High School, Dumas High School and Mcgehee High School.
How many public high schools are located in Desha County, AR?
3 public high schools are located in Desha County, AR.
What is the racial composition of students in Desha County, AR?
Desha County, AR public high schools minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public high schools average of 39% (majority Black).

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