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For the 2021 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 14,551 students in Fort Smith, AR. Fort Smith has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
The top ranked public schools in Fort Smith, AR are John P. Woods Elementary School, L. A. Chaffin Junior High School and Euper Lane Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Fort Smith, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in Fort Smith have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Fort Smith, AR Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    John P. Woods Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3201 Massard Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 452-5808

    Grades: PK-6 | 574 students
  • Rank: #22.
    L. A. Chaffin Junior High School Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3025 Massard Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 452-2226

    Grades: 7-9 | 791 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Euper Lane Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6601 Euper Ln
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 452-2601

    Grades: PK-6 | 499 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Fairview Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2400 S Dallas
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-3214

    Grades: PK-6 | 591 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Elmer H. Cook Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3517 Brooken Hill Dr
    Fort Smith, AR 72908
    (479) 646-8880

    Grades: PK-6 | 583 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Ballman Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2601 South Q St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-1280

    Grades: PK-6 | 313 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Cavanaugh Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1025 School St
    Fort Smith, AR 72908
    (479) 646-1131

    Grades: PK-6 | 318 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Beard Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1600 Cavanaugh Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72908
    (479) 646-0834

    Grades: PK-6 | 349 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Ramsey Junior High School Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3201 Jenny Lind Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-5115

    Grades: 7-9 | 890 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Bonneville Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2500 S Waldron Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 478-3161

    Grades: PK-6 | 353 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Southside High School Math: 43% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4100 Gary St
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 646-7371

    Grades: 10-12 | 1,537 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Raymond F. Orr Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3609 Phoenix St
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 646-3711

    Grades: PK-6 | 398 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Spradling Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4949 Spradling Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 783-8048

    Grades: PK-6 | 427 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Tilles Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    815 N 16th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 785-5606

    Grades: PK-6 | 433 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Sutton Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5001 Kelley Hwy
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 785-1778

    Grades: PK-6 | 535 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Albert Pike Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4111 Park Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 783-4506

    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    William O. Darby Junior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    616 N 14th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-4159

    Grades: 7-9 | 670 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Carnall Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2524 S Tulsa St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 646-3612

    Grades: PK-6 | 288 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Howard Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1301 N 8th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-7382

    Grades: PK-6 | 376 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Trusty Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3300 Harris Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 783-7720

    Grades: K-6 | 347 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Sunnymede Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4201 North O St
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 783-6327

    Grades: K-6 | 634 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Dora Kimmons Junior High School Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2201 N 50th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 785-2451

    Grades: 7-9 | 792 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Northside High School Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2301 North B St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-1171

    Grades: 10-12 | 1,725 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    Harry C. Morrison Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3415 Newlon Rd
    Fort Smith, AR 72904
    (479) 782-7045

    Grades: PK-6 | 381 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Furture School Of Fort Smith Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    622 N 7th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72917
    (479) 431-8695

    Grades: 10-11 | 162 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Belle Point Alternative Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1501 Dodson Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-7034

    Grades: 7-12 | 61 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Westark Technical Center Vocational School
    5210 Grand Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72913
    (479) 788-7720

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
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