Heber Springs School District

1100 W Pine St
Heber Springs, AR 72543
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Heber Springs School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,513 students in Heber Springs School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Heber Springs School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
1,513 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
125 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Heber Springs School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 257 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (AR)
#17 out of 260 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Heber Springs   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
50%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Heber Springs   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
49%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Heber Springs   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
85-89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Heber Springs   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.17
0.59
# American Indian Students
5 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
72 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
14%
# Black Students
7 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
1%
20%
# White Students
1,380 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
91%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
37 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
102
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
115
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
106
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
123
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
102
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
127
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
146
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
117
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
130
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
128
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
122
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
97
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
98
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,268 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,596 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$19 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Heber Springs   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$16 MM
$6,327 MM
This chart display total spending of Heber Springs   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,268
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Heber Springs   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,596
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Heber Springs   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Heber Springs School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Heber Springs Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
602 Case St
Heber Springs, AR 72543
(501) 362-2488
Grades: 6-8
| 393 students
Rank: #22.
Heber Springs High School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
900 W Pine St
Heber Springs, AR 72543
(501) 362-3141
Grades: 9-12
| 445 students
Rank: #33.
Heber Springs Elem. School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
901 Front
Heber Springs, AR 72543
(501) 362-8155
Grades: K-5
| 675 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Heber Springs School District?
Heber Springs School District manages 3 public schools serving 1,513 students.
What is the rank of Heber Springs School District?
Heber Springs School District is ranked #20 out of 257 school districts in Arkansas (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Arkansas school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Heber Springs School District?
91% of Heber Springs School District students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Heber Springs School District?
Heber Springs School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Heber Springs School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,596 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 50% (Top 10%)
  • : 49% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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