Public Schools in Polk County, Arkansas

There are 10 Public Schools in Polk County, Arkansas, serving a population of 20,212 people in an area of 858 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,021 people, and 1 Public School per 85 square miles.

In Arkansas, Polk County is ranked 33rd of 75 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 47th of 75 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Polk County Public Schools

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


Acorn Elementary School 143 Polk Road 96 Mena, AR

Cossatot River High School 6330 U.s. 71 Cove, AR

Holly Harshman Elem. School 1000 Geyer Drive Mena, AR

Louise Durham Elem. School 106 Reine Street North Mena, AR

Mena High School 700 Morrow Street South Mena, AR

Mena Middle School 320 Mena Street Mena, AR

Van Cove Elementary School 122 East Adair Lane Vandervoort, AR

Van Cove High School 110 5th Street Cove, AR

Wickes Elementary School 130 School Drive Wickes, AR

Wickes High School 130 School Drive Wickes, AR

About Polk County Public Schools

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

Polk County Public School Statistics

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

Polk County Public School Enrollment
 Polk CountyArkansas
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment296 (86.0%)35,298 (71.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment136 (100.0%)36,088 (91.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)893 (88.3%)145,340 (92.2%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,023 (95.5%)142,149 (92.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)957 (89.7%)143,683 (92.3%)
Polk County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Polk CountyArkansas
Less than 9th Grade Education807 (5.7%)100,384 (5.0%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,359 (9.6%)175,645 (8.8%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)5,275 (37.4%)681,223 (34.1%)