Public Schools in Newton County, Arkansas

There are 6 Public Schools in Newton County, Arkansas, serving a population of 7,898 people in an area of 821 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,316 people, and 1 Public School per 136 square miles.

In Arkansas, Newton County is ranked 4th of 75 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 64th of 75 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Newton County Public Schools

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

Deer Elementary School Ar-16 Deer, AR

Deer High School Ar-16 Deer, AR

Jasper Elementary School 600 School Street Jasper, AR

Jasper High School 600 School Street Jasper, AR

Kingston Elementary School 300 School Street Western Grove, AR

Western Grove High School 300 School Street Western Grove, AR

About Newton County Public Schools

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

Newton County Public School Statistics

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

Newton County Public School Enrollment
 Newton CountyArkansas
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment121 (100.0%)35,298 (71.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment80 (53.0%)36,088 (91.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)329 (94.8%)145,340 (92.2%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)259 (82.5%)142,149 (92.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)421 (92.7%)143,683 (92.3%)
Newton County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Newton CountyArkansas
Less than 9th Grade Education312 (5.4%)100,384 (5.0%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)682 (11.9%)175,645 (8.8%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)2,338 (40.8%)681,223 (34.1%)