Top 10 Best Union County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 7,440 students in Union County, AR. Union County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
The top ranked public schools in Union County, AR are Hugh Goodwin Elementary School, Smackover Elementary School and Norphlet Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Union County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Union County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Best Union County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hugh Goodwin Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
201 E Fifth St
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5071
Grades: K-4
| 488 students
Rank: #22.
Smackover Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
701 Magnolia St
Smackover, AR 71762
(870) 725-3601
Grades: PK-5
| 399 students
Rank: #33.
Norphlet Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
301 Mcmillian Dr
Norphlet, AR 71759
(870) 546-2781
Grades: PK-5
| 203 students
Rank: #44.
Parkers Chapel Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
401 Parkers Chapel Rd
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 862-9767
Grades: PK-6
| 508 students
Rank: #55.
Parkers Chapel High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Parkers Chapel Rd
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 862-2360
Grades: 7-12
| 319 students
Rank: #66.
Barton Junior High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 W Faulkner St
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5051
Grades: 7-8
| 697 students
Rank: #77.
Northwest Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5078
Grades: K-4
| 490 students
Rank: #88.
Washington Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5032
Grades: 5-6
| 670 students
Rank: #99.
Junction City Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
200 W Holly Rd
Junction City, AR 71749
(870) 924-4578
Grades: K-6
| 347 students
Rank: #1010.
Retta Brown Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
505 Dixie Dr
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5081
Grades: PK-4
| 169 students
Rank: #1111.
El Dorado High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Timberlane Dr
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,308 students
Rank: #1212.
Smackover High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Buckaroo Ln
Smackover, AR 71762
(870) 725-3101
Grades: 9-12
| 342 students
Rank: #1313.
Norphlet Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
700 School St
Norphlet, AR 71759
(870) 546-1002
Grades: 6-8
| 259 students
Rank: #1414.
Yocum Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
308 S College St
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5096
Grades: K-4
| 607 students
Rank: #1515.
Junction City High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
520 N Elm Rd
Junction City, AR 71749
(870) 924-4576
Grades: 7-12
| 326 students
735 S Concord
Strong, AR 71765
(870) 797-2321
Grades: PK-6
| 178 students
Southark Career Center
Vocational School
3696 E Main Rd
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-7110
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Strong High School
635 S Concord
Strong, AR 71765
(870) 797-2312
Grades: 7-12
| 130 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Union County, AR

Union County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
735 Frost
Huttig, AR 71747
(870) 943-2411
Grades: PK-5
| 88 students
P.o. Box 408
Huttig, AR 71747
(870) 943-2202
Grades: 7-12
| 106 students
8430 Mt. Holly Hwy.
Mount Holly, AR 71758
(870) 554-2341
Grades: PK-5
| 74 students
8430 Mt. Holly Hwy.
Mount Holly, AR 71758
(870) 554-2551
Grades: 7-12
| 76 students
2000 Ripley Street
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5074
Grades: K-4
| 227 students
600 School Street
Norphlet, AR 71759
(870) 546-2751
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1221 S Jackson St
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5088
Grades: K-4
| 190 students
635 S Concord
Strong, AR 71765
(870) 797-2944
Grades: 6-8
| 161 students
6049 Moro Bay Hwy
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 863-8472
Grades: PK-6
| 77 students
6049 Moro Bay Hwy
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 863-8472
Grades: 7-12
| 130 students
1600 N Bradford
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-5093
Grades: 1-4
| 62 students

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