Public Schools in Desha County, Arkansas

There are 6 Public Schools in Desha County, Arkansas, serving a population of 12,094 people in an area of 768 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,015 people, and 1 Public School per 127 square miles.

In Arkansas, Desha County is ranked 32nd of 75 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 63rd of 75 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Desha County Public Schools

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


Central Elementary School 101 Court Street Dumas, AR

Dumas High School 709 Dan Gill Drive Dumas, AR

Dumas Junior High School 315 South College Street Dumas, AR

Mcgehee Elementary School 409 West Oak Street McGehee, AR

Mcgehee High School 1902 East Ash Street McGehee, AR

Reed Elementary School 709 South Cherry Street Dumas, AR

About Desha County Public Schools

Desha 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 Desha 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:
  • Desha County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Desha County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Desha County Public School Statistics

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

Desha County Public School Enrollment
 Desha CountyArkansas
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment228 (95.4%)36,030 (72.4%)
Kindergarten Enrollment186 (100.0%)37,130 (91.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)527 (100.0%)146,050 (92.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)749 (98.6%)140,704 (92.2%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)852 (94.9%)143,581 (92.3%)
Desha County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Desha CountyArkansas
Less than 9th Grade Education575 (7.2%)103,458 (5.2%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,231 (15.4%)182,659 (9.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)3,276 (41.0%)681,486 (34.3%)