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Teaching Schools in Arkansas Districts

Arkansas has more than 124 school districts, from Arkansas county County's to Cross county County's and everywhere in between.

Here's a list of all districts with more than 1,000 students, plus some key information if you're interested in becoming a teacher in Arkansas. Don't miss our report on Arkansas Teacher Salaries!

District County Number of Students Number of Full Time Teachers Total Education Expenditures
Dewitt School District Dewitt School District Arkansas 1,298 116 $12,006,000
Warren School District Warren School District Bradley 1,626 125 $16,991,000
Sheridan School District Sheridan School District Grant 4,210 280 $33,192,000
Paragould School District Paragould School District Greene 3,197 226 $25,551,000
Batesville School District Batesville School District Independence 3,162 242 $29,128,000
Newport School District Newport School District Jackson 1,301 110 $14,834,000
Pine Bluff School District Pine Bluff School District Jefferson 4,169 293 $52,416,000
Star City School District Star City School District Lincoln 1,632 120 $16,480,000
Gosnell School District Gosnell School District Mississippi 1,299 102 $11,634,000
Hamburg School District Hamburg School District Ashley 2,033 152 $17,834,000
Mountain Home School District Mountain Home School District Baxter 3,947 293 $34,879,000
Magnolia School District Magnolia School District Columbia 2,983 228 $25,831,000
So Miss County School DistSo Miss County School Dist Mississippi 1,287 94 $11,959,000
Manila School District Manila School District Mississippi 1,123 91 $9,679,000
Trumann School District Trumann School District Poinsett 1,694 136 $13,978,000
Dequeen School District Dequeen School District Sevier 2,431 169 $22,753,000
Kipp Delta Public SchoolsKipp Delta Public Schools Phillips 1,461 112 $13,794,000
Emerson-taylor School DistrictEmerson-taylor School District Columbia 1,002 91 $9,840,000
Lisa Academy CharterLisa Academy Charter Pulaski 1,525 106 $5,444,000
Lawrence County School District Lawrence County School District Lawrence 1,016 83 $10,062,000
Arkansas Virtual AcademyArkansas Virtual Academy Pulaski 1,812 48 $6,539,000
Estem High CharterEstem High Charter Pulaski 1,462 98 $11,160,000
Jacksonville Lighthouse CharterJacksonville Lighthouse Charter Pulaski 1,004 69 $6,152,000
Cossatot River School DistrictCossatot River School District Polk 1,066 96 $11,190,000
Alma School District Alma School District Crawford 3,212 197 $28,133,000
Arkadelphia School District Arkadelphia School District Clark 1,955 151 $19,040,000
Ashdown School District Ashdown School District Little river 1,426 109 $13,825,000
Atkins School District Atkins School District Pope 1,047 90 $9,838,000
Bald Knob School District Bald Knob School District White 1,268 92 $11,632,000
Bauxite School District Bauxite School District Saline 1,650 101 $12,170,000
Beebe School District Beebe School District White 3,390 231 $28,018,000
Benton School District Benton School District Saline 5,141 314 $38,747,000
Pea Ridge School District Pea Ridge School District Benton 1,967 127 $14,284,000
Bentonville School District Bentonville School District Benton 16,060 1089 $145,665,000
Bergman School District Bergman School District Boone 1,143 83 $8,971,000
Berryville School District Berryville School District Carroll 2,049 154 $17,337,000
Blytheville School District Blytheville School District Mississippi 2,278 214 $26,476,000
Booneville School District Booneville School District Logan 1,309 99 $12,914,000
Brookland School District Brookland School District Craighead 2,350 158 $16,450,000
Bryant School District Bryant School District Saline 9,089 567 $69,918,000
Cabot School District Cabot School District Lonoke 10,378 648 $87,678,000
Westside Cons School DistrictWestside Cons School District Craighead 1,778 137 $15,504,000
Cave City School District Cave City School District Sharp 1,321 101 $11,890,000
Genoa Central School DistrictGenoa Central School District Miller 1,181 77 $9,038,000
Clarksville School District Clarksville School District Johnson 2,682 190 $23,630,000
Clinton School District Clinton School District Van buren 1,363 119 $13,631,000
Conway School District Conway School District Faulkner 10,014 649 $90,622,000
Crossett School District Crossett School District Ashley 1,818 150 $16,971,000
Dardanelle School District Dardanelle School District Yell 2,093 145 $18,391,000
Dollarway School District Dollarway School District Jefferson 1,355 115 $15,376,000
Dover School District Dover School District Pope 1,404 103 $12,538,000
Drew Central School District Drew Central School District Drew 1,035 78 $9,152,000
Dumas School District Dumas School District Desha 1,409 117 $14,818,000
El Dorado School District El Dorado School District Union 4,538 336 $38,086,000
Elkins School District Elkins School District Washington 1,151 82 $9,976,000
Camden Fairview School DistCamden Fairview School Dist Ouachita 2,646 192 $23,734,000
Farmington School District Farmington School District Washington 2,366 166 $18,273,000
Fayetteville School District Fayetteville School District Washington 9,652 650 $97,254,000
Forrest City School District Forrest City School District St. francis 2,763 178 $33,229,000
Fort Smith School District Fort Smith School District Sebastian 14,919 995 $140,487,000
Fouke School District Fouke School District Miller 1,127 79 $9,446,000
Fountain Lake School District Fountain Lake School District Garland 1,417 112 $15,040,000
Gentry School District Gentry School District Benton 1,446 114 $14,783,000
Glen Rose School District Glen Rose School District Hot spring 1,037 75 $9,190,000
Gravette School District Gravette School District Benton 1,869 126 $16,296,000
Green Forest School District Green Forest School District Carroll 1,220 97 $11,892,000
Greenbrier School District Greenbrier School District Faulkner 3,453 210 $27,033,000
Greenwood School District Greenwood School District Sebastian 3,710 226 $31,616,000
Harmony Grove School District Harmony Grove School District Ouachita 1,010 96 $9,379,000
Harmony Grove School District Harmony Grove School District Saline 1,187 83 $9,521,000
Harrisburg School District Harrisburg School District Poinsett 1,229 106 $12,386,000
Harrison School District Harrison School District Boone 2,668 207 $25,023,000
Heber Springs School District Heber Springs School District Cleburne 1,742 133 $15,434,000
Helena/ Whelena School DistHelena/ Whelena School Dist Phillips 1,455 119 $21,163,000
Highland School District Highland School District Sharp 1,565 124 $13,382,000
Hope School District Hope School District Hempstead 2,575 183 $25,555,000
Hot Springs School District Hot Springs School District Garland 3,774 305 $43,580,000
West Memphis School District West Memphis School District Crittenden 5,721 416 $52,007,000
Huntsville School District Huntsville School District Madison 2,355 163 $20,888,000
Jonesboro School District Jonesboro School District Craighead 6,194 382 $49,726,000
Riverview School District Riverview School District White 1,385 108 $14,349,000
Lake Hamilton School District Lake Hamilton School District Garland 4,378 254 $38,743,000
Lakeside School District Lakeside School District Chicot 1,134 103 $13,617,000
Lakeside School District Lakeside School District Garland 3,480 219 $28,706,000
Lamar School District Lamar School District Johnson 1,312 89 $10,066,000
Lincoln School District Lincoln School District Washington 1,263 89 $11,539,000
Little Rock School District Little Rock School District Pulaski 24,797 1916 $325,457,000
Lonoke School District Lonoke School District Lonoke 1,805 134 $16,062,000
Malvern School District Malvern School District Hot spring 2,025 165 $20,444,000
Marion School District Marion School District Crittenden 4,132 268 $35,409,000
Mayflower School District Mayflower School District Faulkner 1,130 95 $10,090,000
Mcgehee School District Mcgehee School District Desha 1,227 106 $11,987,000
Mena School District Mena School District Polk 1,783 128 $16,501,000
Monticello School District Monticello School District Drew 2,110 169 $20,503,000
Mountain View School District Mountain View School District Stone 1,727 147 $15,546,000
Nashville School District Nashville School District Howard 1,909 146 $17,202,000
Nettleton School District Nettleton School District Craighead 3,420 258 $30,640,000
N Little Rock School DistrictN Little Rock School District Pulaski 9,009 583 $88,160,000
Osceola School District Osceola School District Mississippi 1,306 104 $14,118,000
Ozark School District Ozark School District Franklin 1,867 131 $16,164,000
Paris School District Paris School District Logan 1,165 92 $10,842,000
Pocahontas School District Pocahontas School District Randolph 1,967 134 $15,559,000
Pottsville School District Pottsville School District Pope 1,735 127 $13,499,000
Prairie Grove School District Prairie Grove School District Washington 1,881 129 $15,735,000
Pulaski Co Spec School DistPulaski Co Spec School Dist Pulaski 17,312 1187 $187,399,000
Rogers School District Rogers School District Benton 15,418 963 $136,573,000
Russellville School District Russellville School District Pope 5,461 414 $51,371,000
Searcy School District Searcy School District White 4,146 281 $34,261,000
Siloam Springs School District Siloam Springs School District Benton 4,277 282 $36,304,000
Smackover School DistrictSmackover School District Union 1,257 96 $7,951,000
So Conway Co School DistrictSo Conway Co School District Conway 2,285 172 $19,721,000
Southside School District Southside School District Independence 1,886 132 $14,301,000
Springdale School District Springdale School District Washington 22,478 1456 $196,899,000
Stuttgart School District Stuttgart School District Arkansas 1,684 134 $15,848,000
Greene Co Tech School DistGreene Co Tech School Dist Greene 3,837 276 $31,582,000
Texarkana School District Texarkana School District Miller 4,594 323 $45,785,000
Valley View School District Valley View School District Craighead 2,809 188 $22,517,000
Van Buren School District Van Buren School District Crawford 5,897 408 $51,854,000
Vilonia School District Vilonia School District Faulkner 3,317 211 $27,640,000
Waldron School District Waldron School District Scott 1,596 126 $15,526,000
Watson Chapel School District Watson Chapel School District Jefferson 2,605 189 $24,560,000
West Fork School District West Fork School District Washington 1,139 82 $10,084,000
White Hall School District White Hall School District Jefferson 2,880 206 $25,403,000
Wynne School District Wynne School District Cross 2,667 206 $24,273,000
Sources:
  • Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pubschuniv.asp
  • Local Education Agency (School District) Finance Survey (F-33) Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2013-14, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/f33agency.asp