Arkansas Hempstead County Public Schools

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Hempstead County was formed on December 15, 1818, from parts of Arkansas County and was named for Edward Hempstead, Missouri Territory’s representative to Congress. The landscape is rolling hills. The economy is made up of food processing, poultry and egg production, along with beef cattle, soybeans and fruit. Each summer the Hope Watermelon Festival is held. The county had two Wildlife Management Areas, Bois D’Arc and Hope, along with Millwood Lake, which features camping, picnicking, and swimming as well as hunting and fishing. The towns of Washington that includes the Old Washington State Park hold lots of history for the county. A Washington Blacksmith made Jim Bowie’s famous knife and such is still being crafted at the same site. Hope, the county seat is also the hometown of President William Jefferson Clinton where his boyhood home has been restored and is open to the public. As of the 2000 census, Hempstead County had a population of 23,587 residents.

Hempstead County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 728.8 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 31.6 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 22.2%. On the 2000 census form, 98.4% of the population reported only one race, with 30.4% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 8.3% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.60 persons compared to an average family size of 3.09 persons.

In 2008 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $32,472. Per capita income grew by 4.2% between 1998 and 2008 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2008)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2009) 23,027 Covered Employment 7,988
Growth (%) since 1990 6.5% Average wage per job $28,543
Households (2000) 8,959 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 26.6%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 10,784 Average wage per job $32,472
Unemployment Rate (2009) 7.7 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 0.5%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $25,093 Average wage per job $40,407
Median Household Income (2008) $34,221 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2008) 20.6 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 69.2 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 2.4%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 11.0 Average wage per job $38,030

1. BERYL HENRY UPPER ELEM. SCHOOL
Address: 2000 S Main Street, Hope, AR 71801
Phone: (870) 777-6222
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 394
Grades: 5-6

2. BLEVINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 98, Blevins, AR 71825
Phone: (870) 874-2283
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 210
Grades: KG-6

3. BLEVINS HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 98, Blevins, AR 71825
Phone: (870) 874-2281
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 189
Grades: 7-12

4. EMMET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 330, Emmet, AR 71835
Phone: (870) 887-2319
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 132
Grades: PK-6

5. EMMET HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 330, Emmet, AR 71835
Phone: (870) 887-2319
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 127
Grades: 7-12

6. GARLAND LEARNING CENTER
Address: West 6th Street, Hope, AR 71801
Phone: (870) 777-3454
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 166 5-12

7. HOPE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 1701 S Main Street, Hope, AR 71801
Phone: (870) 777-3451
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 715
Grades: 9-12

8. SARATOGA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 90, Saratoga, AR 71859
Phone: (870) 388-9262
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 111
Grades: PK-6

9. SARATOGA HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 90, Saratoga, AR 71859
Phone: (870) 388-9262
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 56
Grades: 7-12

10. SPRING HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 633 Hwy 355 W, Hope, AR 71801
Phone: (870) 722-7420
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 240
Grades: KG-6

11. SPRING HILL HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 633 Hwy 355 W, Hope, AR 71801
Phone: (870) 722-7430
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 241
Grades: 7-12

12. WM. JEFFERSON CLINTON PRIMARY
Address: 601 Lakeshore Drive, Hope, AR 71801
Phone: (870) 722-2723
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 1,062
Grades: KG-6

13. YERGER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 400 East 9th Street, Hope, AR 71801
Phone: (870) 722-2770
County: Hempstead County
Enrollment: 353
Grades: 7-8