Arkansas Poinsett County Public Schools

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Poinsett County was formed on February 28, 1838, from parts of Greene and St. Francis counties. The county was named for Joel Roberts Poinsett. He was a diplomat, statesman and competent amateur botanist. The county seat is Harrisburg. The landscape of the county is rich, flat, delta farmland in the east and west and rolling hills in the center of the county. East of Crowley’s Ridge is cotton and soybeans and west of the ridge is rice. Along the ridge are beef and dairy cattle. The economic base of the county is agricultural. Lake Poinsett, Lake Poinsett State Park, Lake Hogue, and Bayou Deview Wildlife Management area all offer fishing, hunting and other water activities. The Riverdale Tunnel carries the Buffalo Ditch under the water of the left hand chute, a branch of the river. As of the 2000 census, Poinsett County had a population of 25,614 residents.

Poinsett County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 757.7 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 32.6 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 4.6%. On the 2000 census form, 99.3% of the population reported only one race, with 7.1% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.4% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.52 persons compared to an average family size of 2.99 persons.

In 2008 educational services was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $29,826. Per capita income grew by 21.3% 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) 24,682 Covered Employment 5,508
Growth (%) since 1990 0.1% Average wage per job $27,692
Households (2000) 10,026 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 14.6%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 10,892 Average wage per job $31,240
Unemployment Rate (2009) 8.1 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 3.6%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $28,740 Average wage per job $30,390
Median Household Income (2008) $31,511 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County 10.7%
Poverty Rate (2008) 23.8 Average wage per job $22,822
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 62.0 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 2.8%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 6.3 Average wage per job $28,387

1. CEDAR PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1200 Cedar St, Trumann, AR 72472
Phone: (870) 483-5314
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 719
Grades: PK-4

2. CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 15781 Hwy 163, Harrisburg, AR 72432
Phone: (870) 578-5401
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 234
Grades: 5-6

3. EAST POINSETT CO. HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 502 Mcclellan St, Lepanto, AR 72354
Phone: (870) 475-2331
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 352
Grades: 7-12

4. HARRISBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1003 South Illinois, Harrisburg, AR 72432
Phone: (870) 578-2410
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 446
Grades: KG-4

5. HARRISBURG HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 501 West South St, Harrisburg, AR 72432
Phone: (870) 578-2417
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 350
Grades: 9-12

6. HARRISBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 401 West South St, Harrisburg, AR 72432
Phone: (870) 578-2410
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 341
Grades: 5-8

7. LEPANTO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 502 Mcclellan St, Lepanto, AR 72354
Phone: (870) 475-2632
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 242
Grades: PK-4

8. MARKED TREE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 703 Normandy St, Marked Tree, AR 72365
Phone: (501) 358-2214
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 370
Grades: KG-6

9. MARKED TREE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 406 St Francis St, Marked Tree, AR 72365
Phone: (501) 358-2891
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 262
Grades: 7-12

10. TRUMANN HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 221 Pine Ave, Trumann, AR 72472
Phone: (870) 483-5301
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 736
Grades: 7-12

11. TYRONZA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 412 S Main St, Tyronza, AR 72386
Phone: (870) 487-2259
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 232
Grades: KG-6

12. WEINER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 313 Garfield Street, Weiner, AR 72479
Phone: (870) 684-2252
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 161
Grades: KG-6

13. WEINER HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 313 Garfield Street, Weiner, AR 72479
Phone: (870) 684-2250
County: Poinsett County
Enrollment: 175
Grades: 7-12