Arkansas Union County Public Schools

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Created in 1829 from land in Clark and Hempstead counties, Union county is located in the southwest corner of Arkansas and is the largest county in the state. The county seat was originally located at Camden before moving to El Dorado in the 1840s. Union County is best known for oil boom of the 1920s, which made it a wealthy area. Hutting, El Dorado, Mount Holly, Strong, Junction City, Smackover and Norphlet are a few of its communities. As of the 2000 census, Union County had a population of 45,629 residents.

Union County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 1,038.9 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 41.2 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 0.4%. On the 2000 census form, 99.2% of the population reported only one race, with 32.0% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.1% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.48 persons compared to an average family size of 3.00 persons.

In 2008 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $42,239. Per capita income grew by 32.6% 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) 42,782 Covered Employment 19,376
Growth (%) since 1990 -8.4% Average wage per job $38,538
Households (2000) 17,989 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 22.7%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 19,553 Average wage per job $42,239
Unemployment Rate (2009) 9.6 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 4.2%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $40,629 Average wage per job $44,570
Median Household Income (2008) $38,616 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County 12.6%
Poverty Rate (2008) 19.8 Average wage per job $34,449
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 74.5 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 2.6%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 14.9 Average wage per job $35,717

1. BARTON JR. HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 400 W Faulkner St, El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: (870) 864-5051
County: Union County
Enrollment: 645
Grades: 7-8

2. EL DORADO HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 501 Timberlane Drive, El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: (870) 864-5100
County: Union County
Enrollment: 1,402
Grades: 9-12

3. GARDNER-STRONG ELEM. SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 736, Strong, AR 71765
Phone: (870) 797-2321
County: Union County
Enrollment: 237
Grades: KG-5

4. HUGH GOODWIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 201 E Fifth Street, El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: (870) 864-5071
County: Union County
Enrollment: 425
Grades: KG-4

5. JUNCTION CITY ELEM. SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 790, Junction City, AR 71749
Phone: (870) 924-4578
County: Union County
Enrollment: 296
Grades: KG-6

6. JUNCTION CITY HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 790, Junction City, AR 71749
Phone: (870) 924-4576
County: Union County
Enrollment: 289
Grades: 7-12

7. NORPHLET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 50, Norphlet, AR 71759
Phone: (870) 546-2781
County: Union County
Enrollment: 256
Grades: KG-6

8. NORPHLET HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 50, Norphlet, AR 71759
Phone: (870) 546-2781
County: Union County
Enrollment: 217
Grades: 7-12

9. NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1600 N College, El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: (870) 864-5078
County: Union County
Enrollment: 429
Grades: KG-4

10. PARKERS CHAPEL ELEM. SCHOOL
Address: 401 Parkers Chapel, El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: (870) 862-9767
County: Union County
Enrollment: 398
Grades: KG-6

11. PARKERS CHAPEL HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 401 Parkers Chapel, El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: (870) 862-2360
County: Union County
Enrollment: 320
Grades: 7-12

12. RETTA BROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 505 Dixie Drive, El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: (870) 864-5081
County: Union County
Enrollment: 291
Grades: KG-4

13. SMACKOVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 701 Magnolia St, Smackover, AR 71762
Phone: (870) 725-3601
County: Union County
Enrollment: 547
Grades: PK-6

14. SMACKOVER HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 1 Buckaroo Lane, Smackover, AR 71762
Phone: (870) 725-3101
County: Union County
Enrollment: 401
Grades: 7-12

15. SOUTHARK CAREER CENTER
Address: P O Box 7010, El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: (870) 864-7110
County: Union County
Enrollment: 0 9-12

16. STRONG HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 735, Strong, AR 71765
Phone: (870) 797-2312
County: Union County
Enrollment: 208
Grades: 9-12

17. STRONG-HUTTIG MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 735, Strong, AR 71765
Phone: (870) 797-2944
County: Union County
Enrollment: 132
Grades: 6-8

18. UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 6049 Moro Bay Hwy, El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: (870) 863-8472
County: Union County
Enrollment: 195
Grades: KG-8

19. WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 601 S Quaker St, El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: (870) 864-5032
County: Union County
Enrollment: 612
Grades: 5-6

20. YOCUM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 308 S College Street, El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: (870) 864-5096
County: Union County
Enrollment: 644
Grades: KG-4