Best High Schools
in Arkansas

We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 74 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, geometry and biology, and in 11th grade, by a literacy exam, according to the Arkansas Department of Education.

There are 74 Arkansas schools ranked in the 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, including one gold medal school, 21 silver medal schools and 52 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

Kipp:Delta Collegiate High Sch

320 MISSOURI ST, HELENA, AR 72342

#3

Bentonville High School

1901 SE J ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712

#4

Rogers High School

2300 SOUTH DIXIELAND RD, ROGERS, AR 72758

#5

Rogers Heritage High School

1114 SOUTH FIFTH ST, ROGERS, AR 72756

#6

Pea Ridge High School

781 WEST PICKENS RD, PEA RIDGE, AR 72751

#7

Greenbrier High School

72 GREEN VALLEY DR, GREENBRIER, AR 72058

#8

Parkers Chapel High School

401 PARKERS CHAPEL RD, EL DORADO, AR 71730

#9

Lakeside High School

2871 MALVERN AVE, HOT SPRINGS, AR 71901

#10

Eureka Springs High School

44 KINGS HWY RD, EUREKA SPRINGS, AR 72632

AR by the Numbers
Districts 245
High Schools 274
Full-Time Teachers 10,581
Students Enrolled 134,907

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 6,908 students.

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

There are three high schools in the Springdale School District, serving 3,913 students.