Fast Facts on Arkansas Public Schools


Data for the 2013-2014 school year

School Districts 258
High Schools 297
Middle Schools/Junior High Schools 254
Elementary Schools 552
Days in School Year
Students 474,995
Professional Development Hours Required 60


Data for the 2012-2013 school year

Note: 2012-2013 data are based on prior year due to availability or when data is collected for reporting.

Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Priced Lunch 60.9%
Foundation Funding Per Student $6,267
State Expenditure Per Student $9,324
Teachers 39,311
Attendance Rate 94.9%
Graduation Rate 84.9%
Completely Certified Teachers 97.9%
Teachers with Master's Degree 40.3%
Average Teacher Salary $47,316


Updated January 21, 2014


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