Arkansas Schools

  • ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
  • 4 CAPITOL MALL
  • LITTLE ROCK, AR 72201
  • (501) 682-4475
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in Arkansas, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

Arkansas School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate76.4%26
Dropout Rate4.7%32
Per Pupil Spending$8,85537
Students Per Teacher12.910
Number of Schools1,14832
Number of Students478,96533
Number of (FTE) Teachers37,16229

Arkansas Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment478,96512.9
Prekindergarten Students13,25424.5
Kindergarten Students37,99711.1
1st Grade Students37,724-
2nd Grade Students37,010-
3rd Grade Students36,386-
4th Grade Students36,345-
5th Grade Students35,824-
6th Grade Students35,690-
7th Grade Students35,587-
8th Grade Students35,387-
9th Grade Students37,627-
10th Grade Students35,853-
11th Grade Students33,460-
12th Grade Students30,256-
Ungraded Students565-
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers37,16212.9
Prekindergarten Teachers54124.5
Kindergarten Teachers3,41411.1
Elementary Teachers15,701-
Secondary Teachers14,525-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes2,9810.2
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides7,794
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors837
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors1,440
Elementary647
Secondary793
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians1,007
Library Support Staff267
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff22,763
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators713
LEA Administrative Support Staff2,287
School Administrators1,703
School Administrative Support Staff3,198
Student Support Services5,006
Other Support Services Staff9,856

Arkansas State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$4,674,052,684-
Total Local Revenues$1,515,948,22432.4%
Property Tax$1,239,857,08026.5%
Non-Property Tax$1,132,3510.02%
Local Government Property Tax--
Local Government Non-Property Tax$2,203,0460.05%
Individual Tuition$8,008,8820.2%
Tuition From LEAs$2,468,6000.05%
Individual Transportation Fees$73,4620.00%
Transportation Fees From LEAs$572,8120.01%
Earnings on Investments$52,563,5751.1%
Food Service$55,772,7631.2%
Student Activities$78,450,0541.7%
Textbooks$43,6150.00%
Summer School$386,8640.01%
Other Revenues$77,456,5321.7%
Intermediate Revenues$2,569,4920.05%
Total State Revenues$2,649,410,71856.7%
Total Federal Revenues$506,124,25010.8%
Direct Grants$17,399,6900.4%
Revenues Through State$475,462,81410.2%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies$156,4170.00%
Other Sources$13,105,3290.3%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$4,156,367,988-
Total Instructional Expenditures$2,426,303,23258.4%
Salaries$1,689,264,64040.6%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$1,108,672,79726.7%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$177,015,6694.3%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational$84,765,1352.0%
Teacher Salaries - Other$140,803,4693.4%
Employee Benefits$442,210,88010.6%
Purchased Services$76,450,2881.8%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$10,372,1350.2%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State$10,736,7380.3%
Supplies$190,879,7480.5%
Property$17,125,5410.4%
Other--
Textbooks$43,070,8661.0%
Salaries$813,075,06219.6%
Student Support$139,090,1263.3%
Instructional Staff Support$183,606,5244.4%
General Administration Support$58,903,1531.4%
School Administration Support$168,392,4254.1%
Operation & Maintenance Support$130,038,3573.1%
Student Transportation Support$78,126,5121.9%
Other Support$54,917,9651.3%
Employee Benefits$213,094,5145.1%
Student Support$35,290,9800.8%
Instructional Staff Support$44,454,5261.1%
General Administration Support$16,880,8000.4%
School Administration Support$42,750,7721.0%
Operation & Maintenance Support$36,694,2480.9%
Student Transportation Support$20,460,4360.5%
Other Support$16,562,7520.4%
Purchased Services$225,012,4885.4%
Student Support$24,210,8420.6%
Instructional Staff Support$50,251,1641.2%
General Administration Support$14,784,6440.4%
School Administration Support$3,259,1530.08%
Operation & Maintenance Support$91,837,2052.2%
Student Transportation Support$23,146,1640.6%
Other Support$17,523,3160.4%
Supplies$223,053,9565.4%
Student Support$5,177,9430.1%
Instructional Staff Support$37,090,6930.9%
General Administration Support$3,726,5100.09%
School Administration Support$3,959,1140.10%
Operation & Maintenance Support$122,330,1772.9%
Student Transportation Support$36,423,0310.9%
Other Support$14,346,4880.3%
Property$47,648,3841.1%
Student Support$528,2570.01%
Instructional Staff Support$11,165,3240.3%
General Administration Support$733,3820.02%
School Administration Support$650,1570.02%
Operation & Maintenance Support$7,173,4550.2%
Student Transportation Support$22,217,4500.5%
Other Support$5,180,3590.1%
Other$22,295,2160.5%
Student Support$396,9930.01%
Instructional Staff Support$2,915,3750.07%
General Administration Support$9,897,1880.2%
School Administration Support$799,0020.02%
Operation & Maintenance Support$4,289,5400.1%
Student Transportation Support$1,085,1590.03%
Other Support$2,911,9590.07%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$233,533,5205.6%
Food Services$229,185,8785.5%
Salaries$80,120,9951.9%
Employee Benefits$23,595,1190.6%
Purchased Services$5,546,3850.1%
Supplies$119,737,4152.9%
Property--
Other$185,9640.00%
Enterprise$4,347,6420.1%
Salaries$6,3830.00%
Employee Benefits$1,0800.00%
Purchased Services$1,764,6550.04%
Supplies$2,521,5820.06%
Property--
Other$53,9420.00%

Arkansas State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 86.9%
Asian 100.0%
Hispanic 77.9%
Black 70.2%
White 77.7%
Total 76.4%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 185
Asian 513
Hispanic 1,421
Black 6,132
White 20,474
Total 28,725
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian -
Asian -
Hispanic -
Black -
White -
Total -
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 48
Asian 24
Hispanic 113
Black 306
White 2,585
Total 3,094
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 91,0762.8%
Grade 101,5614.2%
Grade 111,9225.7%
Grade 121,9336.3%
Grades 9-12 Total6,4924.7%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian34.9%
Asian102.8%
Hispanic925.1%
Black4346.7%
White5374.0%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male3,8445.4%
Female2,6483.9%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Alexander398615.0$30,050
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Alma43,45114.6$28,906
7 Reviews
Alpena25969.5$23,906
1 Reviews
Amity271411.3$25,625
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Arkadelphia62,02112.1$25,671
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Armorel24608.5-
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Ashdown61,54611.0$26,754
3 Reviews
Atkins31,04011.0$30,339
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Augusta25109.0$21,500
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Bald Knob31,31810.1$26,970
1 Reviews
Batesville114,35713.0$33,133
12 Reviews
Bauxite31,45114.5$35,347
4 Reviews
Bay253010.0$29,828
5 Reviews
Bearden357810.1$26,420
1 Reviews
Bee Branch25539.2-
Not Yet Rated
Beebe83,32014.1$35,252
7 Reviews
Benton146,25514.2$41,503
5 Reviews
Bentonville1511,63415.4$39,936
3 Reviews
Berryville41,92512.0$26,408
3 Reviews
Bigelow264911.6$32,000
1 Reviews
Bismarck31,00110.4-
2 Reviews
Black Rock23189.7$22,407
Not Yet Rated
Blevins241110.2$31,875
Not Yet Rated
Blytheville83,06213.5$26,683
5 Reviews
Booneville31,41512.1$26,627
2 Reviews
Bradford352510.1$22,381
Not Yet Rated
Bradley242811.0$14,375
Not Yet Rated
Branch252310.1$29,531
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Briggsville20--
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-
Brinkley272710.2$19,868
2 Reviews
Brockwell35439.1-
2 Reviews
Brookland31,66813.3$33,125
Not Yet Rated
Bryant76,15815.5$48,870
6 Reviews
Cabot139,45516.2$49,389
9 Reviews
Calico Rock24098.2$23,200
1 Reviews
Camden103,40712.1$27,814
15 Reviews
Caraway240010.9$22,279
Not Yet Rated
Carlisle277311.5$30,086
2 Reviews
Cave City41,30012.0$23,163
Not Yet Rated
Cedarville393612.2$30,952
1 Reviews
Center Ridge35309.5-
1 Reviews
Charleston288613.2$30,824
Not Yet Rated
Cherry Valley363510.2$27,313
Not Yet Rated
Clarendon25688.7$22,927
1 Reviews
Clarksville52,55813.9$24,548
12 Reviews
Clinton41,36713.0$22,206
Not Yet Rated
Concord250210.2$29,844
1 Reviews
Conway209,26314.5$37,063
8 Reviews
Corning31,09711.6$21,200
Not Yet Rated
Cotter268910.9$22,857
1 Reviews
Crossett41,98913.9$35,442
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Cushman20-$25,000
Not Yet Rated
-
Danville394011.2$26,506
Not Yet Rated
Dardanelle41,95213.7$25,727
3 Reviews
De Queen62,21212.1$25,707
1 Reviews
Decatur35309.8$29,844
Not Yet Rated
Deer22356.5-
Not Yet Rated
Delight23167.9$23,977
2 Reviews
Dermott24498.3$17,857
4 Reviews
Des Arc262410.1$23,750
Not Yet Rated
Dewitt31,29610.5-
4 Reviews
Dierks255610.1$27,900
Not Yet Rated
Donaldson251911.8$22,813
1 Reviews
Dover41,41313.3$27,697
1 Reviews
Dumas51,55311.7$25,754
2 Reviews
Earle379710.5$20,344
Not Yet Rated
El Dorado135,40213.4$27,045
13 Reviews
Elkins41,17912.5$39,318
3 Reviews
Emerson23208.5$32,969
1 Reviews
Emmet22356.8$22,386
Not Yet Rated
England277410.1$28,516
1 Reviews
Eudora21349.6$17,857
Not Yet Rated
Eureka Springs56999.9$25,547
Not Yet Rated
Everton22586.6$18,438
1 Reviews
Farmington62,33513.4$38,969
2 Reviews
Fayetteville198,56614.2$31,345
3 Reviews
Flippin390710.7$19,395
4 Reviews
Fordyce31,01211.9$23,297
4 Reviews
Foreman255811.9$22,176
2 Reviews
Forrest City63,52813.0$23,111
4 Reviews
Fort Smith3813,69515.3$32,157
26 Reviews
Fouke31,11513.9$25,192
1 Reviews
Fox22037.9-
Not Yet Rated
Gentry71,44012.1$31,765
Not Yet Rated
Gillett2786.5$31,538
Not Yet Rated
Glenwood234913.6$24,740
Not Yet Rated
Gosnell21,41613.2$31,423
3 Reviews
Gravette51,82214.7$29,881
6 Reviews
Green Forest31,23111.6$23,750
1 Reviews
Greenbrier63,12414.2$37,351
2 Reviews
Greenland481510.2$39,643
6 Reviews
Greenwood53,61015.2$37,230
3 Reviews
Greers Ferry251910.2$30,238
Not Yet Rated
Gurdon380810.9$26,446
2 Reviews
Guy248110.7$35,625
Not Yet Rated
Hackett263910.8$30,809
3 Reviews
Hamburg41,78712.6$26,189
1 Reviews
Hampton262713.1$25,057
Not Yet Rated
Hardy31,56712.3$17,375
2 Reviews
Harrisburg41,38010.9$22,862
Not Yet Rated
Harrison143,90913.5$27,850
4 Reviews
Hartford23858.4$22,500
7 Reviews
Hattieville245310.8-
Not Yet Rated
Hazen268110.6$29,800
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Heber Springs51,70713.0$29,599
1 Reviews
Hector262810.6$31,250
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Helena490012.8$18,662
4 Reviews
Hermitage350310.9$18,438
Not Yet Rated
Hope83,15613.3$25,385
1 Reviews
Horatio285711.3$27,419
1 Reviews
Hot Springs278,73512.2$26,040
7 Reviews
Hoxie31,06511.3$24,726
3 Reviews
Hughes24198.4$18,333
2 Reviews
Humphrey2455.6$25,880
Not Yet Rated
Huntsville42,07313.5$25,288
1 Reviews
Imboden46089.1$24,489
1 Reviews
Jacksonville175,51512.6$35,460
30 Reviews
Jasper252810.8$13,456
Not Yet Rated
Jessieville395911.7-
2 Reviews
Jonesboro2912,70114.2$32,196
12 Reviews
Judsonia31,09612.0$25,660
1 Reviews
Junction City255010.6$27,981
1 Reviews
Kingston22537.3-
Not Yet Rated
Kirby24359.1-
Not Yet Rated
Lake City244311.5$30,844
Not Yet Rated
Lake Village51,15811.9$20,625
7 Reviews
Lamar31,08911.7$23,317
1 Reviews
Lavaca389811.2$39,427
3 Reviews
Leachville244011.4$25,789
Not Yet Rated
Lead Hill23989.3$30,625
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Lepanto255710.9$22,599
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Leslie21137.9$14,485
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Lexa278612.7$30,446
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Lincoln51,38313.2$27,639
2 Reviews
Little Rock10232,36913.2$37,572
52 Reviews
Lockesburg230911.7$27,132
Not Yet Rated
Lonoke41,89812.8$31,558
1 Reviews
Lowell31,08117.0$48,063
2 Reviews
Mabelvale41,84212.6-
Not Yet Rated
Magazine262311.3$27,438
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Magnolia62,97410.8$26,011
3 Reviews
Malvern103,93112.8$27,007
6 Reviews
Mammoth Spring24288.4$20,588
Not Yet Rated
Manila31,06311.7$24,896
1 Reviews
Mansfield396511.1$26,938
Not Yet Rated
Marianna61,21411.1$17,643
Not Yet Rated
Marion53,34014.8$44,084
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Marked Tree361610.1$22,591
Not Yet Rated
Marmaduke281211.8$23,300
2 Reviews
Marshall28419.8$18,846
4 Reviews
Marvell35739.1$22,368
1 Reviews
Maumelle41,80212.7$65,534
2 Reviews
Mayflower31,06111.5$35,469
2 Reviews
Maynard249610.1$17,206
1 Reviews
Mccrory267611.7$24,375
Not Yet Rated
Mcgehee21,23012.7$21,909
1 Reviews
Melbourne275012.0$22,757
Not Yet Rated
Mena72,43011.6$22,671
Not Yet Rated
Mineral Springs237411.4$29,853
Not Yet Rated
Monette240510.8$27,500
Not Yet Rated
Monticello93,16912.0$26,821
2 Reviews
Morrilton82,37613.2$28,007
3 Reviews
Mount Ida256411.3$21,438
Not Yet Rated
Mount Judea21725.6-
Not Yet Rated
Mount Pleasant216611.5$21,875
Not Yet Rated
Mountain Home84,03914.8$26,869
3 Reviews
Mountain Pine263111.1$20,804
Not Yet Rated
Mountain View31,33411.9$19,302
Not Yet Rated
Mountainburg369610.2$25,446
Not Yet Rated
Mulberry33296.9$27,197
1 Reviews
Murfreesboro255111.0$26,806
1 Reviews
Nashville52,03812.6$23,480
1 Reviews
Newark267911.0$28,239
Not Yet Rated
Newport41,52811.0$24,151
2 Reviews
Norfork24659.9$30,192
1 Reviews
Norman25758.7$20,481
Not Yet Rated
Norphlet24479.1$39,063
4 Reviews
North Little Rock3412,24514.1$35,578
12 Reviews
Oark21535.6-
Not Yet Rated
Oden22397.3$33,750
Not Yet Rated
Ola258911.7$19,375
3 Reviews
Omaha346910.0$18,000
Not Yet Rated
Osceola71,66110.5$23,163
2 Reviews
Ozark61,63711.9$26,057
2 Reviews
Palestine246212.6$24,904
2 Reviews
Pangburn273910.6$25,735
1 Reviews
Paragould146,41013.5$30,815
4 Reviews
Paris41,17411.7$25,424
1 Reviews
Pea Ridge41,59814.9$37,244
4 Reviews
Pearcy63,97516.5-
1 Reviews
Perryville21,06113.6$29,596
1 Reviews
Piggott21,03312.2$25,404
1 Reviews
Pine Bluff309,80813.2$27,247
38 Reviews
Plainview23979.5$26,583
Not Yet Rated
Pocahontas51,87613.6$24,450
Not Yet Rated
Pottsville41,65813.0$32,841
Not Yet Rated
Poyen256312.8$30,625
Not Yet Rated
Prairie Grove41,71313.0$34,628
Not Yet Rated
Prescott399511.7$21,612
3 Reviews
Quitman261211.1$24,375
Not Yet Rated
Ravenden Springs21716.0$19,688
Not Yet Rated
Rector264611.3$21,051
Not Yet Rated
Redfield24019.7$36,302
4 Reviews
Rison41,29411.4$20,865
7 Reviews
Rogers2413,58014.4$40,474
10 Reviews
Rose Bud284111.2$34,732
Not Yet Rated
Rosston23998.9$27,500
Not Yet Rated
Russellville125,09112.7$30,772
14 Reviews
Salem274912.1$20,714
Not Yet Rated
Saratoga21705.8-
Not Yet Rated
Scranton24089.7$26,000
Not Yet Rated
Searcy134,56113.9$32,321
1 Reviews
Sheridan43,19814.4$37,207
Not Yet Rated
Sherwood103,94913.2$44,838
25 Reviews
Shirley24769.3$23,958
5 Reviews
Siloam Springs63,98014.6$34,513
1 Reviews
Smackover296512.2$28,807
Not Yet Rated
Sparkman22108.4$25,208
2 Reviews
Springdale2818,72716.0$36,729
8 Reviews
St. Joe21917.1$20,000
Not Yet Rated
St. Paul22669.4$25,625
Not Yet Rated
Star City31,74113.3$32,197
2 Reviews
Stephens23808.3$22,045
3 Reviews
Strong349210.0$21,389
Not Yet Rated
Stuttgart81,89712.5$31,664
6 Reviews
Taylor23088.5$31,534
2 Reviews
Texarkana145,51713.2$31,343
10 Reviews
Timbo22016.6-
Not Yet Rated
Trumann31,42410.5$26,533
1 Reviews
Tuckerman272512.3$27,000
4 Reviews
Turrell22718.0$15,000
1 Reviews
Umpire21515.7-
Not Yet Rated
Valley Springs398310.9$27,143
Not Yet Rated
Van Buren125,92214.8$33,608
8 Reviews
Vilonia73,06514.2$45,147
15 Reviews
Viola24109.5$26,667
3 Reviews
Waldron31,76612.9$21,921
1 Reviews
Walnut Ridge278610.5$28,953
Not Yet Rated
Warren51,50711.5$22,162
Not Yet Rated
Weiner23237.9$32,125
Not Yet Rated
West Fork31,29513.9$37,356
Not Yet Rated
West Helena62,05512.7$21,130
28 Reviews
West Memphis146,60215.1$27,399
23 Reviews
Western Grove22396.7$24,722
Not Yet Rated
White Hall52,57414.0$52,045
8 Reviews
Wickes257910.8$20,515
1 Reviews
Williford21836.2$11,875
Not Yet Rated
Wilson397213.2$33,625
Not Yet Rated
Wynne42,96413.6$30,125
2 Reviews
Yellville48639.8$26,250
1 Reviews