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.