Top 10 Best Polk County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,200 students in Polk County, AR. Polk County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
The top ranked public schools in Polk County, AR are Wickes Elementary School, Acorn Elementary School and Mena Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Polk 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 48% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Polk County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Best Polk County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wickes Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
130 School Dr
Wickes, AR 71973
(870) 385-2346
Grades: K-6
| 306 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Acorn Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
143 Polk 96
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-4833
Grades: PK-6
| 318 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Mena Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
320r Mena St
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-2572
Grades: 6-8
| 400 students
Rank: #44.
Holly Harshman Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1000 Geyer Dr
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-3151
Grades: 3-5
| 384 students
Rank: #55.
Van Cove Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
122 E Adair St
Vandervoort, AR 71972
(870) 387-2744
Grades: K-6
| 178 students
Rank: #66.
Acorn High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
143 Polk 96
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-5544
Grades: 7-12
| 256 students
Rank: #77.
Mena High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 S Morrow St
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-1144
Grades: 9-12
| 516 students
Rank: #88.
Cossatot River High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6330 Hwy 71 S
Cove, AR 71937
(870) 387-4200
Grades: 7-12
| 413 students
106 N Reine St
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-2943
Grades: PK-2
| 429 students
P.O. Box 1810, 1200 Dallas Ave
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-1144
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Polk County, AR

Polk County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
125 South Third
Hatfield, AR 71945
(870) 389-6534
Grades: K-5
| 94 students
Pobox 130
Hatfield, AR 71945
(870) 389-6165
Grades: 7-12
| 172 students
1000 Geyer Dr
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-2572
Grades: 6
| 147 students
110 South 5th St
Cove, AR 71937
(870) 387-6923
Grades: 7-12
| 166 students
130 School Dr
Wickes, AR 71973
(870) 385-2366
Grades: 7-12
| 275 students
130 School Dr.
Wickes, AR 71973
(870) 385-2363
Grades: 5-8
| 166 students

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