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For the 2021 school year, there are 76 public schools serving 34,565 students in Little Rock, AR. Little Rock has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
The top ranked public schools in Little Rock, AR are Baker Interdistrict Elementary School, Forest Park Elementary School and Don Roberts Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Little Rock, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in Little Rock have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Little Rock, AR Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Baker Interdistrict Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    15001 Kanis Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 228-3250

    Grades: PK-5 | 381 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Forest Park Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1600 N Tyler St
    Little Rock, AR 72207
    (501) 447-4500

    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Don Roberts Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    16601 Lamarche Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 447-2500

    Grades: K-5 | 920 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2600 N Mckinley St
    Little Rock, AR 72207
    (501) 447-5000

    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Chenal Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    21201 Denny Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 490-2000

    Grades: K-5 | 497 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Forest Heights Stem Academy Math: 65% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5901 Evergreen
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    (501) 447-2700

    Grades: K-8 | 719 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Lisa Academy Charter School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    21 Corporate Hill Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    (501) 227-4942

    Grades: 7-8 | 355 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Williams Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7301 Evergreen St
    Little Rock, AR 72207
    (501) 447-7100

    Grades: K-5 | 486 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Hurricane Creek Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6091 Alcoa Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72202
    (501) 653-1012

    Grades: K-5 | 556 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Gibbs Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1115 W 16th St
    Little Rock, AR 72202
    (501) 447-4900

    Grades: PK-5 | 305 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Pinnacle View Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5701 Ranch Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 447-8500

    Grades: 6-7 | 515 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Pulaski Heights Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    319 N Pine St
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    (501) 447-5900

    Grades: K-5 | 285 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Estem Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    112 W 3rd St
    Little Rock, AR 72201
    (501) 748-9200

    Grades: K-6 | 989 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Joe T. Robinson Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    21001 Hwy 10
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 868-2410

    Grades: 6-8 | 465 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Estem Middle School Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    112 W 3rd St
    Little Rock, AR 72201
    (501) 748-9200

    Grades: 7-9 | 519 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    East End Intermediate School Math: 60% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5205 W Sawmill Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72206
    (501) 888-1477

    Grades: 3-6 | 530 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Ark. School For The Deaf High School Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2400 W Markham St
    Little Rock, AR 72203
    (501) 324-9514

    Grades: 9-12 | 54 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Fulbright Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    300 Pleasant Valley Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72212
    (501) 447-4700

    Grades: PK-5 | 605 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Pulaski Heights Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    401 N Pine St
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    (501) 447-3200

    Grades: 6-8 | 651 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Lisa Academy High School Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    21 Corporate Hill Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    (501) 246-5853

    Grades: 9-12 | 399 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Lisa Academy Chenal Charter School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    12200 Westhaven Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72211
    (501) 476-3309

    Grades: K-6 | 586 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Joe T. Robinson Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    21600 Hwy 10
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 868-2420

    Grades: PK-5 | 221 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Carver Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2100 E Sixth St
    Little Rock, AR 72202
    (501) 447-4000

    Grades: PK-5 | 406 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Central High School Math: 37% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1500 Park St
    Little Rock, AR 72202
    (501) 447-1400

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,347 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Quest Middle School Of Little Rock Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1815n Rahling Rf
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 821-0382

    Grades: 6-11 | 188 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Ark. School For The Blind Elementary School Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2600 W Markham St
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    (501) 296-1810

    Grades: PK-6 | 46 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Landmark Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16712 Arch St Pike
    Little Rock, AR 72206
    (501) 888-8790

    Grades: PK-5 | 265 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Mann Magnet Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1000 E Roosevelt Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72206
    (501) 447-3100

    Grades: 6-8 | 810 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Estem Public Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    112 W Third St 3rd Flr
    Little Rock, AR 72201
    (501) 374-7836

    Grades: 10-12 | 460 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Terry Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10800 Mara Lynn Dr
    Little Rock, AR 72211
    (501) 447-6500

    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Arkansas Virtual Academy Junior Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10802 Executive Ctr Dr Ste 205
    Little Rock, AR 72211
    (501) 664-4225

    Grades: 6-8 | 603 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Lawson Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    19901 Lawson Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72210
    (501) 821-7000

    Grades: PK-5 | 290 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Parkview Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2501 Barrow Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72204
    (501) 447-2300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,111 student
  • Rank: #3434.
    Joe T. Robinson High School Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    21501 Hwy 10
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    (501) 868-2400

    Grades: 9-12 | 573 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Booker Arts Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2016 Barber St
    Little Rock, AR 72206
    (501) 447-3800

    Grades: PK-5 | 443 students
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