Public Schools in Union County, Arkansas

There are 21 Public Schools in Union County, Arkansas, serving a population of 40,022 people in an area of 1,039 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,905 people, and 1 Public School per 49 square miles.

In Arkansas, Union County is ranked 27th of 75 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 22nd of 75 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Union County Public Schools

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


Barton Jr. High School 400 West Faulkner Street El Dorado, AR

El Dorado High School 501 Timberlane Dr El Dorado, AR

Gardner-Strong Elem. School 735 South Concord Street Strong, AR

Hugh Goodwin Elementary School 201 East 5th Street El Dorado, AR

Junction City Elem. School 200 West Holly Road Junction, AR

Junction City High School 520 North Elm Street Junction, AR

Norphlet Elementary School 301 Mcmillian Dr Norphlet, AR

Norphlet High School School Street Norphlet, AR

Norphlet Middle School School Street Norphlet, AR

Northeast Claiborne Charter 100 West Holly Road Junction, AR

Northwest Elementary School 1600 North College Avenue El Dorado, AR

Parkers Chapel Elem. School 401 Parkers Chapel Road El Dorado, AR

Parkers Chapel High School 401 Parkers Chapel Road El Dorado, AR

Retta Brown Elementary School 505 Dixie Drive El Dorado, AR

Smackover Elementary School 701 Magnolia Street Smackover, AR

Smackover High School 1 Buckaroo Lane Smackover, AR

Southark Career Center 3696 East Main Street El Dorado, AR

Strong High School 635 South Concord Street Strong, AR

Union Elementary School 6049 Moro Bay Highway El Dorado, AR

Washington Middle School 601 South Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard El Dorado, AR

Yocum Elementary School 308 South College Avenue El Dorado, AR

About Union County Public Schools

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

Union County Public School Statistics

Find Union County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Union County Public School Enrollment
 Union CountyArkansas
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment612 (72.3%)36,030 (72.4%)
Kindergarten Enrollment642 (91.6%)37,130 (91.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)2,162 (90.6%)146,050 (92.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,709 (97.7%)140,704 (92.2%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)2,159 (92.9%)143,581 (92.3%)
Union County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Union CountyArkansas
Less than 9th Grade Education1,309 (4.8%)103,458 (5.2%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)3,093 (11.3%)182,659 (9.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)9,891 (36.3%)681,486 (34.3%)