Top Perry County Public Schools

All
(4)
All
(4)
 
High
(2)
High
(2)
 
Middle
(2)
Middle
(2)
 
Elementary
(2)
Elementary
(2)
 
Pre-K
(1)
Pre-K
(1)
 
For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools in Perry County, AR, serving 1,568 students. Perry County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Perry 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 43% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in Perry County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Arkansas public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Perry County, AR are Perryville Elementary School, Bigelow High School and Perryville High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.

Top Perry County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Perryville Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    625 N Cedar St
    Perryville, AR 72126
    (501) 889-5146

    Grades: K-6 | 464 students
  • Bigelow High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    101 E Panther Dr
    Bigelow, AR 72016
    (501) 759-2602

    Grades: 7-12 | 268 students
  • Perryville High School Math: 40% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    325 Houston Ave
    Perryville, AR 72126
    (501) 889-2326

    Grades: 7-12 | 448 students
  • Anne Watson Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2768 Hwy 60 E
    Bigelow, AR 72016
    (501) 759-2638

    Grades: PK-6 | 388 students
Recent Articles
Jay McDowell, a public school teacher in Howell, evicted a student for making anti-homosexual comments, but now the instructor faces suspension. Learn about the national controversy that involves this local Michigan teacher.
A six-year old in Aurora, Colorado, was suspended after singing an LMFAO song to a little girl in his class and reportedly “shaking his booty.” We look at the case and the sexual harassment problem in public schools today.
After playing rapper Macklemore's "Same Love" pro-gay rights rap song in class, a Michigan teacher was suspended with no pay. We explore the controversy.