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For the 2021 school year, there are 15 public schools in Independence County, AR, serving 6,683 students. Independence County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Independence County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in Independence County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Arkansas public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Independence County, AR are Sulphur Rock Magnet School, West Magnet School and Central Magnet Math & Science. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.

Top Independence County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Sulphur Rock Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    480 N Main
    Sulphur Rock, AR 72579
    (870) 799-3149

    Grades: K-6 | 328 students
  • West Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    850 Hill St
    Batesville, AR 72501
    (870) 793-9878

    Grades: K-6 | 514 students
  • Central Magnet Math & Science Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    650 Vine St
    Batesville, AR 72501
    (870) 793-7498

    Grades: K-6 | 364 students
  • Southside Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    70 Scott Dr
    Batesville, AR 72501
    (870) 251-2332

    Grades: 4-6 | 433 students
  • Batesville Junior High School Math: 49% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2 Pioneer Dr
    Batesville, AR 72501
    (870) 793-7533

    Grades: 7-9 | 715 students
  • Southside Junior High School Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    70 Scott Dr
    Batesville, AR 72501
    (870) 251-2662

    Grades: 7-9 | 457 students
  • Eagle Mountain Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    600 Eagle Mountain Blvd
    Batesville, AR 72501
    (870) 698-9141

    Grades: PK-6 | 687 students
  • Cord-charlotte Elementary School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    225 School Rd
    Charlotte, AR 72522
    (870) 799-3051

    Grades: 1-5 | 60 students
  • Southside Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    70 Scott Dr
    Batesville, AR 72501
    (870) 251-2662

    Grades: 10-12 | 394 students
  • Southside Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2460 Batesville Blvd
    Batesville, AR 72501
    (870) 251-2661

    Grades: PK-3 | 789 students
  • Batesville High School Math: 29% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Pioneer Dr
    Batesville, AR 72501
    (870) 793-6846

    Grades: 10-12 | 673 students
  • Newark Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3549 Cord Rd
    Newark, AR 72562
    (870) 799-8691

    Grades: K-5 | 282 students
  • Midland Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3900 Floral Rd
    Floral, AR 72534
    (501) 345-2413

    Grades: PK-6 | 325 students
  • Cedar Ridge High School Math: 19% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1500 N Hill St
    Newark, AR 72562
    (870) 799-8691

    Grades: 6-12 | 413 students
  • Midland High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    741 Main St
    Pleasant Plains, AR 72568
    (501) 345-2610

    Grades: 7-12 | 249 students
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