Greene County Tech School District
The Greene County Technical School District, encompassing the southern half of Greene County as well as portions of the City of Paragould and Craighead County, is celebrating over 50 years of public school service to the area. Grades PK-12 have a student enrollment of close to 3,800 students who all are provided a myriad of educational opportunities. The GCT School District offers numerous extracurricular activities and programs for students to participate in for all grade levels and for all students.
Preschool-1st grade are housed in the GCT Primary Building on South Rocking Chair Road. The main campus houses, the Elementary, Intermediate, Middle School, Jr. High, and ALE program. Grades 2nd and 3rd are in the Elementary Building, grades 4th-5th are in the Intermediate Building, grades 6th-7th are located in the Middle School Building, grades 8th to 9th are in the Junior High School Building. The GCT High School, built in 2012 boast state of the art facilities with offering over 17 pre-advance placement and advance placement courses. The high school houses grades 10th-12th and is located on Highway 49 South or at 4601 Linwood Drive.
Marmaduke School District
Located in northeast Greene County, Marmaduke School District has a student population of 760 students with 30 elementary and 25 high school teachers. The elementary school includes K-6 as well as a preschool. The entire Pre-K through 12th grades are housed on one campus. The curriculum at Marmaduke High School includes college preparatory courses including physics, chemistry, foreign language, and pre-calculus with trigonometry. Advanced placement courses are available in the following subjects: calculus, chemistry, English literature, English composition, world history, U.S. history, and government. Marmaduke High School also offers career and technical courses in agriculture, business, and family & consumer science as well as an on-campus Certified Nurses Assistant program through Black River Technical College. Students have access to college courses on the MHS campus, on-line, and through Arkansas State University at Paragould. MHS provides students with large school opportunities while maintaining a small school environment.
Paragould School District
Paragould School District has more than 3,000 students in Kindergarten through 12th grade and over 400 teachers, administrators and staff. The District is located in the heart of Paragould and includes students from the communities of Oak Grove Heights and Stanford. The District has enjoyed tremendous recent growth, and continues to improve facilities and implement programs to provide the best environment for their students. The District recently opened the Paragould Primary, home to all Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and 1st grade students. Students in 2nd-4th grades have the choice of attending one of three neighborhood elementary schools. Each elementary school emphasizes a different theme. Baldwin Elementary is the Visual and Performing Arts school, Woodrow Wilson Elementary is the Math, Technology and International Studies school and Oak Grove Elementary is the Health, Wellness and Environmental Studies school. Students in 5th-6th grades attend Oak Grove Middle School, and expansion and improvement of the Middle School was completed in 2014. Paragould Junior High School is home to all 7th-8th grade students, and students in 9th-12th grades attend Paragould High School. The high school offers rigorous academic curriculum and Advanced Placement courses, and numerous extracurricular activities. Paragould School District also offers the School of the 21st Century, a unique child-care facility for infants and toddlers.