Public Schools in Independence County, Arkansas

There are 16 Public Schools in Independence County, Arkansas, serving a population of 37,097 people in an area of 764 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,318 people, and 1 Public School per 47 square miles.

In Arkansas, Independence County is ranked 46th of 75 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 21st of 75 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Independence County Public Schools

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


Batesville High School 1 Pioneer Drive Batesville, AR

Batesville Junior High School 2 Pioneer Drive Batesville, AR

Cedar Ridge High School 1500 North Hill Street Newark, AR

Central Elementary School 650 Vine Street Batesville, AR

Central Magnet Math & Science 650 Vine Street Batesville, AR

Cord-Charlotte Elem. School 225 School Road Charlotte, AR

Eagle Mountain Magnet School 600 Eagle Mountain Boulevard Batesville, AR

Midland Elementary School 3900 Floral Road Floral, AR

Midland High School 741 Main Street Pleasant Plains, AR

Newark Elementary School 3549 Cord Road Newark, AR

Southside Elementary School 70 Scott Drive Batesville, AR

Southside Elementary School 2460 Batesville Boulevard Batesville, AR

Southside High School 70 Scott Drive Batesville, AR

Southside Middle School 70 Scott Drive Batesville, AR

Sulphur Rock Magnet School 480 North Main Street Sulphur Rock, AR

West Magnet School 850 North Hill Street Batesville, AR

About Independence County Public Schools

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

Independence County Public School Statistics

Find Independence County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Independence County Public School Enrollment
 Independence CountyArkansas
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment680 (78.3%)35,298 (71.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment525 (97.0%)36,088 (91.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,916 (97.9%)145,340 (92.2%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,644 (93.9%)142,149 (92.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,891 (95.2%)143,683 (92.3%)
Independence County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Independence CountyArkansas
Less than 9th Grade Education1,315 (5.2%)100,384 (5.0%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)2,262 (9.0%)175,645 (8.8%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)9,016 (35.8%)681,223 (34.1%)