Top 3 Best Prairie County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,161 students in Prairie County, AR.
The top ranked public schools in Prairie County, AR are Des Arc Elementary School, Des Arc High School and Hazen High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Prairie County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Prairie County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Prairie County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Des Arc Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2100 Hickory St
Des Arc, AR 72040
(870) 256-4128
Grades: PK-6
| 343 students
Rank: #22.
Des Arc High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
600 Main St
Des Arc, AR 72040
(870) 256-4166
Grades: 7-12
| 251 students
Rank: #33.
Hazen High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
477 N Hazen Ave
Hazen, AR 72064
(870) 255-4546
Grades: 7-12
| 262 students
Rank: #44.
Hazen Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
477 N Hazen Ave
Hazen, AR 72064
(870) 255-4547
Grades: PK-6
| 305 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Prairie County, AR

Prairie County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
477 N Hazen Ave
De Valls Bluff, AR 72041
(870) 998-2361
Grades: K-6
| 67 students
710 E Sycamore
De Valls Bluff, AR 72041
(870) 998-2361
Grades: 7-12
| 90 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Prairie County, AR?
The top ranked public schools in Prairie County, AR include Des Arc Elementary School, Des Arc High School and Hazen High School.
How many public schools are located in Prairie County, AR?
4 public schools are located in Prairie County, AR.
What is the racial composition of students in Prairie County, AR?
Prairie County, AR public schools minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Arkansas public schools average of 41% (majority Black).

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