Top 5 Best Howard County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,039 students in Howard County, AR. Howard County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
The top ranked public schools in Howard County, AR are Nashville Elementary School, Nashville Primary School and Nashville Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Howard County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Howard County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Best Howard County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nashville Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 Immanuel St
Nashville, AR 71852
(870) 845-3262
Grades: 4-6
| 507 students
Rank: #22.
Nashville Primary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1201 N Eighth St
Nashville, AR 71852
(870) 845-3510
Grades: K-3
| 595 students
Rank: #33.
Nashville Junior High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1000 N Eighth St
Nashville, AR 71852
(870) 845-3418
Grades: 7-9
| 446 students
Rank: #44.
Dierks High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Old Hwy 70 W
Dierks, AR 71833
(870) 286-3234
Grades: 7-12
| 254 students
Rank: #55.
Joann Walters Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Old Hwy 70 W
Dierks, AR 71833
(870) 286-2015
Grades: K-6
| 314 students
Rank: #66.
Nashville High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Mt Pleasant Dr
Nashville, AR 71852
(870) 845-3261
Grades: 10-12
| 385 students
Rank: #77.
Umpire K-12 School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
142 School St
Umpire, AR 71971
(870) 583-2141
Grades: K-12
| 133 students
Rank: #88.
Mineral Springs Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
130 W Browning St
Mineral Springs, AR 71851
(870) 287-4746
Grades: K-6
| 238 students
Rank: #99.
Mineral Springs High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
130 W Browning St
Mineral Springs, AR 71851
(870) 287-4747
Grades: 7-12
| 167 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Howard County, AR

Howard County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
106 N 5th St
Madison, AR 72359
(870) 633-1081
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Po Box 90
Saratoga, AR 71859
(870) 388-9262
Grades: PK-6
| 106 students
142 School Dr
Umpire, AR 71771
(870) 583-2141
Grades: K-6
| 66 students
142 School Dr
Umpire, AR 71971
(870) 583-2141
Grades: 7-12
| 71 students

Recent Articles

High School Graduation Project Requirements
High School Graduation Project Requirements
Learn how some states and schools are now requiring that students complete a graduation project, often either to replace or supplement an exit exam.
Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.