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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Arkansas Public School Enrollment
 ArkansasUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment36,030 (72.4%)2,900,882 (58.8%)
Kindergarten Enrollment37,130 (91.4%)3,628,401 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)146,050 (92.8%)14,659,874 (89.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)140,704 (92.2%)14,781,267 (89.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)143,581 (92.3%)15,351,077 (90.3%)
Arkansas Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ArkansasUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education103,458 (5.2%)11,759,554 (5.4%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)182,659 (9.2%)15,677,560 (7.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)681,486 (34.3%)59,093,612 (27.3%)