Top 5 Best Howard County Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public high schools serving 1,408 students in Howard County, AR.
The top ranked public high schools in Howard County, AR are Nashville Junior High School, Umpire K-12 School and Dierks High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Howard County, AR public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Arkansas public high school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 40% statewide average). High schools in Howard County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Arkansas public high schools.
Howard County, AR public high school have a Graduation Rate of 91%, which is more than the Arkansas average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Nashville High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Arkansas or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arkansas public high school average of 39% (majority Black).

Best Public High Schools in Howard County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nashville Junior High School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1000 N Eighth St
Nashville, AR 71852
(870) 845-3418
Grades: 7-9
| 482 students
Rank: #22.
Umpire K-12 School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
142 School St
Umpire, AR 71971
(870) 583-2141
Grades: K-12
| 93 students
Rank: #33.
Dierks High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Old Hwy 70 W
Dierks, AR 71833
(870) 286-3234
Grades: 7-12
| 232 students
Rank: #44.
Nashville High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Mt Pleasant Dr
Nashville, AR 71852
(870) 845-3261
Grades: 10-12
| 444 students
Rank: #55.
Mineral Springs High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
130 W Browning St
Mineral Springs, AR 71851
(870) 287-4747
Grades: 7-12
| 157 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Howard County, AR

Howard County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Po Box 90
Saratoga, AR 71859
(870) 388-9262
Grades: PK-6
| 106 students
2031 Main St
Saratoga, AR 71859
(870) 388-9262
Grades: 7-12
| 55 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Howard County, AR?
The top ranked public high schools in Howard County, AR include Nashville Junior High School, Umpire K-12 School and Dierks High School.
How many public high schools are located in Howard County, AR?
5 public high schools are located in Howard County, AR.
What is the racial composition of students in Howard County, AR?
Howard County, AR public high schools minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arkansas public high schools average of 39% (majority Black).

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