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52%
  • Euper Lane Elementary School
  • 6601 Euper Lane, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 470
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
48%
  • John P. Woods Elementary. School
  • 3201 Massard Rd, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 527
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
48%
  • L. A. Chaffin Jr. High School
  • 3025 Massard Rd, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 9 · Students: 890
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
42%
  • Cavanaugh Elementary School
  • 1025 School St, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 274
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
40%
  • Elmer H. Cook Elementary. School
  • 3517 Brooken Hill Dr, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 539
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
38%
  • Fairview Elementary School
  • 2400 S Dallas, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 659
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
37%
  • Southside High School
  • 4100 Gary St, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 1,561
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
36%
  • Ramsey Junior High School
  • 3201 Jenny Lind Rd, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 9 · Students: 934
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
35%
  • Beard Elementary School
  • 1600 Cavanaugh Rd, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 300
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
32%
  • Barling Elementary School
  • 1400 D St, Barling
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 433
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
27%
  • Bonneville Elementary School
  • 2500 S Waldron Rd, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 335
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
22%
  • Ballman Elementary School
  • 2601 South Q St, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 273
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
22%
  • Tilles Elementary School
  • 815 N 16th St, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 420
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
22%
  • Carnall Elementary School
  • 2524 S Tulsa St, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 304
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
22%
  • Sunnymede Elementary School
  • 4201 North O St, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 665
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
20%
  • Raymond F. Orr Elementary. School
  • 3609 Phoenix St, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 401
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
20%
  • Dora Kimmons Jr. High School
  • 2201 N 50th St, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 9 · Students: 835
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
20%
  • Trusty Elementary School
  • 3300 Harris Ave, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 327
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
19%
  • Northside High School
  • 2301 North B St, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 1,641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
19%
  • Sutton Elementary School
  • 5001 Kelley Hwy, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 579
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
18%
  • Spradling Elementary School
  • 4949 Spradling Ave, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 429
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
15%
  • Harry C. Morrison Elementary. School
  • 3415 Newlon Rd, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 283
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
14%
  • Albert Pike Elementary School
  • 4111 Park Ave, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 549
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
13%
  • William O. Darby Jr. High School.
  • 616 N 14th St, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 9 · Students: 640
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
12%
  • Howard Elementary School
  • 1301 N 8th St, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 364
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
10%
  • Belle Point Alternative Center
  • 1501 Dodson Ave, Fort Smith
  • FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 79
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
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Fort Smith school information

IndexFort SmithArkansasNational
Average Test Scores27%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools2686079,221
Total private schools1316524,874
Total post-secondary schools4987,963
The Fort Smith, AR educational system consists of 26 public schools, 13 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Fort Smith public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 5% lower than than the Arkansas average and 46% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Smith public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.4% have completed high school, 19.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Fort Smith

IndexFort SmithArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade76.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school74.4%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college50.1%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.3%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%0.9%1.3%

Fort Smith, AR School Districts

Fort Smith Public Schools

Listed above are Fort Smith School District, Fort Smith schools. To customize your list of Fort Smith School District schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Fort Smith School District schools.

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Source: The Fort Smith, AR education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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