Best High Schools
in Arkansas

We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 79 Arkansas schools made our rankings.View Rankings

Arkansas high school students must earn at least 22 credits to graduate, which cover, among other subjects, oral communication and fine arts. Students are assessed via Criterion-Referenced Tests at the end of Algebra I and Geometry, and in 11th grade, by a literacy exam, according to the Arkansas Department of Education.

There are 79 Arkansas schools ranked in the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, including one gold medal school, 33 silver medal schools and 45 bronze medal schools. Haas Hall Academy, a gold medal school, is located in the Haas Hall Academy School District in Fayetteville, about three hours from the state capital of Little Rock.

Top Ranked AR Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

Haas Hall Academy

3155 NORTH COLLEGE AVE, FAYETTEVILLE, AR 72703

#2

Bentonville High School

1901 SE J ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712

#3

Rogers Heritage High School

1114 SOUTH FIFTH ST, ROGERS, AR 72756

#4

Kipp:Delta Collegiate High Sch

320 MISSOURI ST, HELENA, AR 72342

#5

Greenbrier High School

72 GREEN VALLEY DR, GREENBRIER, AR 72058

#6

Valley Springs High School

7349 SCHOOL ST, VALLEY SPRINGS, AR 72682

#7

Rogers High School

2300 SOUTH DIXIELAND RD, ROGERS, AR 72758

#8

Eureka Springs High School

44 KINGS HWY RD, EUREKA SPRINGS, AR 72632

#9

Sheridan High School

800 WEST VINE, SHERIDAN, AR 72150

#10

Heber Springs High School

900 WEST PINE ST, HEBER SPRINGS, AR 72543

AR by the Numbers
Districts 246
High Schools 319
Full-Time Teachers 12,427
Students Enrolled 158,709

Featured Districts

Schools in the Little Rock School District are among the 2012 U.S. News Best High Schools.

The Little Rock School District supports seven high schools that serve 7,165 students.

Schools in the Springdale School District are among the 2012 U.S. News Best High Schools.

There are six high schools in the Springdale School District, serving 6,475 students.