Public Schools in Jackson County, Arkansas

There are 5 Public Schools in Jackson County, Arkansas, serving a population of 17,429 people in an area of 634 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,485 people, and 1 Public School per 126 square miles.

In Arkansas, Jackson County is ranked 71st of 75 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 62nd of 75 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Jackson County Public Schools

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


Newport Elementary School 1700 Commerce Boulevard Newport, AR

Newport High School 406 Wilkerson Drive Newport, AR

Swifton Middle School 300 Ashley Avenue Swifton, AR

Tuckerman Elementary School 300 Dowell Street Tuckerman, AR

Tuckerman High School 300 Dowell Street Tuckerman, AR

About Jackson County Public Schools

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

Jackson County Public School Statistics

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

Jackson County Public School Enrollment
 Jackson CountyArkansas
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment401 (98.5%)35,298 (71.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment159 (94.6%)36,088 (91.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)797 (99.3%)145,340 (92.2%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)783 (97.8%)142,149 (92.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)710 (98.2%)143,683 (92.3%)
Jackson County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Jackson CountyArkansas
Less than 9th Grade Education979 (7.9%)100,384 (5.0%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,621 (13.2%)175,645 (8.8%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)5,061 (41.1%)681,223 (34.1%)