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For the 2021 school year, there are 9 public schools in Phillips County, AR, serving 3,442 students. Phillips County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Phillips County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in Phillips County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Phillips County, AR are Barton Elementary School, Kipp Delta College Preparatory School and Barton High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.

Top Phillips County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Barton Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    9546 Hwy 85 S
    Barton, AR 72312
    (870) 572-3984

    Grades: PK-6 | 422 students
  • Kipp Delta College Preparatory School Charter School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    215 Cherry St
    Helena, AR 72342
    (870) 753-9444

    Grades: 6-8 | 212 students
  • Barton High School Math: 29% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9546 Hwy 85 S
    Barton, AR 72312
    (870) 572-6867

    Grades: 7-12 | 355 students
  • Kipp Delta Elementary Literacy Academy Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    210 Cherry St
    Helena, AR 72342
    (870) 753-9800

    Grades: PK-5 | 506 students
  • Marvell Primary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1018b Hwy 49
    Marvell, AR 72366
    (870) 829-2946

    Grades: PK-6 | 207 students
  • Central High School Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    103 School Rd
    West Helena, AR 72390
    (870) 572-6744

    Grades: 7-12 | 609 students
  • Kipp Delta Collegiate High School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    320 Missouri St
    Helena, AR 72342
    (870) 753-9444

    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
  • J.f. Wahl Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    125 Hicklory Hill
    Helena, AR 72342
    (870) 338-4425

    Grades: PK-6 | 748 students
  • Marvell High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1018b Hwy 49
    Marvell, AR 72366
    (870) 829-1351

    Grades: 7-12 | 174 students
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