Top 5 Best Phillips County Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,107 students in Phillips County, AR (there are 3 private schools, serving 472 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Phillips County, AR are educated in public schools (compared to the AR state average of 95%).
The top ranked public schools in Phillips County, AR are Barton Elementary School, Barton High School and Kipp Delta Collegiate High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Phillips County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Phillips County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 40% (majority Black).

Best Phillips County Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Barton Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9546 Hwy 85 S
Barton, AR 72312
(870) 572-3984
Grades: PK-6
| 366 students
Rank: #22.
Barton High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9546 Hwy 85 S
Barton, AR 72312
(870) 572-6867
Grades: 7-12
| 347 students
Rank: #33.
Kipp Delta Collegiate High School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
320 Missouri St
Helena, AR 72342
(870) 753-9444
Grades: 9-12
| 187 students
Rank: #44.
J.f. Wahl Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Hicklory Hill
Helena, AR 72342
(870) 338-4425
Grades: PK-6
| 608 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Kipp Delta College Preparatory School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
215 Cherry St
Helena, AR 72342
(870) 753-9444
Grades: 6-8
| 243 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Kipp Delta Elementary Literacy Academy
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
210 Cherry St
Helena, AR 72342
(870) 753-9800
Grades: PK-5
| 447 students
Rank: #77.
Marvell Primary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1018b Hwy 49
Marvell, AR 72366
(870) 829-2946
Grades: PK-5
| 165 students
Rank: #88.
Central High School
Math: 4% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
103 School Rd
West Helena, AR 72390
(870) 572-6744
Grades: 7-12
| 565 students
Rank: #99.
Marvell High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1018b Hwy 49
Marvell, AR 72366
(870) 829-1351
Grades: 6-12
| 179 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Phillips County, AR

Phillips County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1020 Plaza St
West Helena, AR 72390
(870) 572-4526
Grades: K-6
| 401 students
14582 Hwy 44
Helena, AR 72342
(870) 827-3367
Grades: 7-12
| 68 students
106 Miller Loop
West Helena, AR 72390
(870) 572-3705
Grades: 4-6
| 313 students
106 Miller Loop
West Helena, AR 72390
(870) 572-3705
Grades: 7-8
| 285 students
106 Miller Loop
West Helena, AR 72390
(870) 572-3705
Grades: PK-3
| 475 students
14582 Hwy 44
Helena, AR 72342
(870) 827-3573
Grades: K-6
| 34 students
107 College
Elaine, AR 72333
(870) 827-3471
Grades: PK-6
| 158 students
339 South Ashlar
West Helena, AR 72390
(870) 572-3422
Grades: PK-6
| 347 students
805 Cleburne
West Helena, AR 72390
(870) 572-4500
Grades: PK-1
| 235 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Phillips County, AR?

The top ranked public schools in Phillips County, AR are Barton Elementary School, Barton High School and Kipp Delta Collegiate High School.

How many public schools are located in Phillips County, AR?

9 public schools are located in Phillips County, AR.

What percentage of students in Phillips County, AR go to public school?

87% of all K-12 students in Phillips County, AR are educated in public schools (compared to the AR state average of 95%).

What is the racial composition of students in Phillips County, AR?

Phillips County, AR minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 40% (majority Black).

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