Public Schools in Prairie County, Arkansas

There are 4 Public Schools in Prairie County, Arkansas, serving a population of 8,309 people in an area of 648 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,077 people, and 1 Public School per 161 square miles.

In Arkansas, Prairie County is ranked 36th of 75 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 69th of 75 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Prairie County Public Schools

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


Des Arc Elementary School 2100 Hickory Street Des Arc, AR

Des Arc High School 600 Main Street Des Arc, AR

Hazen Elementary School 477 North Hazen Avenue Hazen, AR

Hazen High School 477 North Hazen Avenue Hazen, AR

About Prairie County Public Schools

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

Prairie County Public School Statistics

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

Prairie County Public School Enrollment
 Prairie CountyArkansas
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment113 (75.8%)35,298 (71.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment123 (100.0%)36,088 (91.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)271 (86.3%)145,340 (92.2%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)308 (90.1%)142,149 (92.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)405 (90.8%)143,683 (92.3%)
Prairie County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Prairie CountyArkansas
Less than 9th Grade Education296 (5.0%)100,384 (5.0%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)766 (12.8%)175,645 (8.8%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)2,390 (40.0%)681,223 (34.1%)