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For the 2021 school year, there are 18 public schools in Union County, AR, serving 7,440 students. Union County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Union County, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in Union County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Union County, AR are Hugh Goodwin Elementary School, Parkers Chapel Elementary School and Parkers Chapel High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 50% 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 Union County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Hugh Goodwin Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    201 E Fifth St
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5071

    Grades: K-4 | 488 students
  • Parkers Chapel Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    401 Parkers Chapel Rd
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 862-9767

    Grades: PK-6 | 508 students
  • Parkers Chapel High School Math: 48% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    401 Parkers Chapel Rd
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 862-2360

    Grades: 7-12 | 319 students
  • Smackover Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    701 Magnolia St
    Smackover, AR 71762
    (870) 725-3601

    Grades: PK-5 | 399 students
  • Norphlet Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    301 Mcmillian Dr
    Norphlet, AR 71759
    (870) 546-2781

    Grades: PK-5 | 203 students
  • Barton Junior High School Math: 37% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 W Faulkner St
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5051

    Grades: 7-8 | 697 students
  • Washington Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5032

    Grades: 5-6 | 670 students
  • Northwest Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 N College Ave
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5078

    Grades: K-4 | 490 students
  • Norphlet Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    700 School St
    Norphlet, AR 71759
    (870) 546-1002

    Grades: 6-8 | 259 students
  • Smackover High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Buckaroo Ln
    Smackover, AR 71762
    (870) 725-3101

    Grades: 9-12 | 342 students
  • Junction City Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 W Holly Rd
    Junction City, AR 71749
    (870) 924-4578

    Grades: K-6 | 347 students
  • El Dorado High School Math: 23% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 Timberlane Dr
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,308 student
  • Junction City High School Math: 27% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    520 N Elm Rd
    Junction City, AR 71749
    (870) 924-4576

    Grades: 7-12 | 326 students
  • Retta Brown Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    505 Dixie Dr
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5081

    Grades: PK-4 | 169 students
  • Yocum Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    308 S College St
    El Dorado, AR 71730
    (870) 864-5096

    Grades: K-4 | 607 students
  • Strong High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    635 S Concord
    Strong, AR 71765
    (870) 797-2312

    Grades: 7-12 | 130 students
  • Gardner-strong Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    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 student
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