Public Schools in Arkansas

There are 1211 Public Schools in Arkansas, serving a population of 2,977,944 people in an area of 52,021 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,459 people, and 1 Public School per 42 square miles.

The state of Arkansas is ranked 22nd in Public Schools per capita, and 39th in Public Schools per square mile.

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Arkansas Public School Statistics

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

Arkansas Public School Enrollment
 ArkansasUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment35,298 (71.0%)2,918,752 (59.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment36,088 (91.0%)3,579,912 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)145,340 (92.2%)14,576,325 (89.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)142,149 (92.1%)14,808,792 (89.5%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)143,683 (92.3%)15,337,350 (90.2%)
Arkansas Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ArkansasUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education100,384 (5.0%)11,521,575 (5.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)175,645 (8.8%)15,426,482 (7.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)681,223 (34.1%)59,265,308 (27.1%)