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

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,122 students in Newton County, AR. Newton County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
The top ranked public schools in Newton County, AR are Jasper Elementary School, Jasper High School and Western Grove K-12 School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Newton County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Newton County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Best Newton County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jasper Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 School St
Jasper, AR 72641
(870) 446-5320
Grades: PK-6
| 233 students
Rank: #22.
Jasper High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 School St
Jasper, AR 72641
(870) 446-2223
Grades: 7-12
| 232 students
Rank: #33.
Western Grove K-12 School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 School St
Western Grove, AR 72685
(870) 439-2218
Grades: K-12
| 260 students
Rank: #44.
Deer K-12 School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hwy 16
Deer, AR 72628
(870) 428-8109
Grades: PK-12
| 253 students
Rank: #55.
Mt. Judea K-12 School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hwy 123
Mount Judea, AR 72655
(870) 434-5350
Grades: PK-12
| 144 students
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Newton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Hwy 61 And Parker Ridge Rd
Deer, AR 72628
(870) 428-5287
Grades: PK-6
| 127 students
Hwy 61 And Parker Ridge Rd
Deer, AR 72628
(870) 428-5288
Grades: 7-12
| 106 students
Hwy 123 And Hwy 74
Mount Judea, AR 72655
(870) 434-5362
Grades: PK-6
| 91 students
Hwy 123 And Hwy 74
Mount Judea, AR 72655
(870) 434-5362
Grades: 7-12
| 58 students
300 School St
Western Grove, AR 72685
(870) 429-5215
Grades: K-6
| 137 students
300 School St
Western Grove, AR 72685
(870) 429-5215
Grades: 7-12
| 129 students

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