Public Education

West Memphis Public School District
The West Memphis Public School District is the largest educational system in the entire Arkansas Delta. There are eight elementary schools, three junior highs and one high school. These schools have a combined enrollment of more than 6,000 students. The system is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges. West Memphis Public Schools have an "A" rating as assigned by the Arkansas Department of Education. Contact the administration office of the West Memphis School District for information concerning which school your child will attend: 

West Memphis School District
301 South Avalon
West Memphis, AR 72301
(870) 735-1915


Private Education

West Memphis Christian School
West Memphis Christian School is pre-first thru 12th grade. WMCS offers a strong academic program, daily chapel and a wide range of activities for social growth. WMCS has a fully accredited state and regional college preparatory program. 

West Memphis Christian School
1600 N. Missouri
West Memphis, AR 72301 
(870) 735-0642


St. Michael's Catholic School

St. Michael's Catholic School is an elementary school with junior kindergarten through sixth grade. The school is operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Little Rock; under the direction of the Bishop. The school is subject to regulations of the Superintendent of the Catholic Schools of Arkansas. 

St. Michael's Catholic School
405 North Missouri
West Memphis, AR 72301
(870) 735-1730

Higher Education


Christian Brothers University
 - website

Christian Brothers University
Michael R. Ryan, Ph.D
650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104
901-321-3261


Mid-South Community College
 - website
Mid-South Community College is a public, two-year institution of higher education with an open door admission policy serving Crittenden County and the surrounding areas with a comprehensive educational program. The College is committed to the provision of high quality, affordable and convenient learning opportunities consistent with identified student and community needs.

Mid-South Community College
2000 W. Broadway
West Memphis, AR 73201
(870) 733-6722

 
Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute
Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute in Forrest City, Arkansas, is a leader in providing outstanding educational training opportunities for people in Eastern Arkansas. Every year more than 4,000 students are served in one of the thirteen full-time, evening and part-time programs.

Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute
P.O. Box 925
Forrest City, AR 72336
(870) 633-5411


Area Colleges and Universities

West Memphis has six colleges within easy daily communting distance:

Arkansas State University website
Jonesboro, AR
60 miles

Christian Brothers University - website
Memphis, TN
11 miles

East Arkansas Community College - website
Forrest City, AR
35 miles

University of Memphis - website
Memphis, TN
16 miles

Rhodes College - website
Memphis, TN
10 miles


University of Tennessee Medical Schools
 - website
Memphis, TN
9 miles