Public Schools in Baxter County, Arkansas

There are 11 Public Schools in Baxter County, Arkansas, serving a population of 41,093 people in an area of 555 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,735 people, and 1 Public School per 50 square miles.

In Arkansas, Baxter County is ranked 73rd of 75 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 25th of 75 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Baxter County Public Schools

Find Baxter County, Arkansas public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Amanda Gist Elementary School 152 Lucile St Cotter, AR

Arrie Goforth Elementary School 161 Mildred Simpson Drive Norfork, AR

Collegeville Elementary School 4818 Arkansas 5 Mountain Home, AR

Cotter High School 198 Mabel Cotter, AR

Hackler Intermediate School 965 West Road Mountain Home, AR

Mountain Home Jr. High School 2301 Rodeo Drive Mountain Home, AR

Mountain Home Kindergarten 1310 Post Oak Road Mountain Home, AR

Mtn Home High Career Academics 500 Bomber Boulevard Mountain Home, AR

Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary 618 North College Street Mountain Home, AR

Norfork High School 136 Mildred Simpson Drive Norfork, AR

Pinkston Middle School 1301 South College Street Mountain Home, AR

About Baxter County Public Schools

Baxter County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Baxter County, AR. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Arkansas, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Baxter County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Baxter County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Baxter County Public School Statistics

Find Baxter County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Baxter County Public School Enrollment
 Baxter CountyArkansas
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment530 (86.7%)36,030 (72.4%)
Kindergarten Enrollment318 (93.0%)37,130 (91.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,642 (93.3%)146,050 (92.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,376 (94.5%)140,704 (92.2%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,589 (94.9%)143,581 (92.3%)
Baxter County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Baxter CountyArkansas
Less than 9th Grade Education1,210 (3.8%)103,458 (5.2%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)2,796 (8.9%)182,659 (9.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)11,104 (35.2%)681,486 (34.3%)