Top 10 Best St. Francis County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,566 students in St. Francis County, AR. St. Francis County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
The top ranked public schools in St. Francis County, AR are Palestine-wheatley Elementary School, Palestine-wheatley Senior High School and Stewart Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
St. Francis 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 27% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in St. Francis County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Best St. Francis County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Palestine-wheatley Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
105 Westwood St
Palestine, AR 72372
(870) 581-2246
Grades: PK-6
| 463 students
Rank: #22.
Palestine-wheatley Senior High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7900 Hwy 70 W
Palestine, AR 72372
(870) 581-2425
Grades: 7-12
| 385 students
Rank: #33.
Stewart Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
625 Irving St
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-1365
Grades: 3-5
| 561 students
Rank: #44.
Lincoln Academy
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
616 W Broadway Ave
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 261-1810
Grades: 6
| 130 students
Rank: #55.
Forrest City College Preparatory School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
637 S Washington
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 870-9135
Grades: 5-7
| 102 students
Rank: #66.
Forrest City High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
467 Victoria St
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-1464
Grades: 9-12
| 693 students
Rank: #77.
Forrest City Junior High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1133 N Division St
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-3230
Grades: 7-8
| 313 students
Central Elementary School
(1)
801 Deaderick Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-2141
Grades: PK-2
| 904 students
Colt Jtc School
1388 Sfc 118
Colt, AR 72326
(870) 633-6467
Grades: 7-10
| 15 students
East Arkansas Career Center
Vocational School
1700 New Castle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-4480
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in St. Francis County, AR

St. Francis County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4986 Hwy 1 North
Caldwell, AR 72322
(870) 633-1365
Grades: K-5
| 255 students
2505 Sycamore Street
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-1626
Grades: K-5
| 337 students
310 College St
Hughes, AR 72348
(870) 339-2580
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
310 College St
Hughes, AR 72348
(870) 339-2545
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
212 8th St
Wheatley, AR 72392
(870) 457-2121
Grades: 6-8
| 157 students

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