Top 10 Best Fort Smith Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 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 L. A. Chaffin Junior High School, John P. Woods Elementary School and Elmer H. Cook 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 46% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Fort Smith have an average ranking of 6/10, 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).

Best Fort Smith, AR Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
L. A. Chaffin Junior High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(3)
3025 Massard Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72903
(479) 452-2226
Grades: 7-9
| 791 students
Rank: #22.
John P. Woods Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3201 Massard Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72903
(479) 452-5808
Grades: PK-6
| 574 students
Rank: #33.
Elmer H. Cook Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3517 Brooken Hill Dr
Fort Smith, AR 72908
(479) 646-8880
Grades: PK-6
| 583 students
Rank: #44.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2400 S Dallas
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 783-3214
Grades: PK-6
| 591 students
Rank: #55.
Euper Lane Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6601 Euper Ln
Fort Smith, AR 72903
(479) 452-2601
Grades: PK-6
| 499 students
Rank: #66.
Cavanaugh Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1025 School St
Fort Smith, AR 72908
(479) 646-1131
Grades: PK-6
| 318 students
Rank: #77.
Ballman Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2601 South Q St
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 783-1280
Grades: PK-6
| 313 students
Rank: #88.
Beard Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1600 Cavanaugh Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72908
(479) 646-0834
Grades: PK-6
| 349 students
Rank: #99.
Bonneville Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2500 S Waldron Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72903
(479) 478-3161
Grades: PK-6
| 353 students
Rank: #1010.
Ramsey Junior High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3201 Jenny Lind Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 783-5115
Grades: 7-9
| 890 students
Rank: #1111.
Southside High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4100 Gary St
Fort Smith, AR 72903
(479) 646-7371
Grades: 10-12
| 1,537 students
Rank: #1212.
Carnall Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2524 S Tulsa St
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 646-3612
Grades: PK-6
| 288 students
Rank: #1313.
Tilles Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
815 N 16th St
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 785-5606
Grades: PK-6
| 433 students
Rank: #1414.
Raymond F. Orr Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3609 Phoenix St
Fort Smith, AR 72903
(479) 646-3711
Grades: PK-6
| 398 students
Rank: #1515.
Spradling Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4949 Spradling Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72904
(479) 783-8048
Grades: PK-6
| 427 students
Rank: #1616.
Sutton Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5001 Kelley Hwy
Fort Smith, AR 72904
(479) 785-1778
Grades: PK-6
| 535 students
Rank: #1717.
William O. Darby Junior High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
616 N 14th St
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 783-4159
Grades: 7-9
| 670 students
Rank: #1818.
Dora Kimmons Junior High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2201 N 50th St
Fort Smith, AR 72904
(479) 785-2451
Grades: 7-9
| 792 students
Rank: #1919.
Sunnymede Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 North O St
Fort Smith, AR 72904
(479) 783-6327
Grades: K-6
| 634 students
Rank: #2020.
Howard Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 N 8th St
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 783-7382
Grades: PK-6
| 376 students
Rank: #2121.
Furture School Of Fort Smith
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
622 N 7th St
Fort Smith, AR 72917
(479) 431-8695
Grades: 10-11
| 162 students
Rank: #2222.
Albert Pike Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4111 Park Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72903
(479) 783-4506
Grades: PK-6
| 524 students
Rank: #2323.
Northside High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
2301 North B St
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 783-1171
Grades: 10-12
| 1,725 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
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: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Trusty Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3300 Harris Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72904
(479) 783-7720
Grades: K-6
| 347 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
Westark Technical Center
Vocational School
5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913
(479) 788-7720
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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