Eureka Springs High School
|Eureka Springs High School|
|44 Kings Hwy Road
Eureka Springs, Arkansas, 72632
|School district||Eureka Springs School District|
|Authority||Arkansas Department of Education (ADE)|
|NCES School ID||050597000306|
|Teaching staff||20.91 (on FTE basis)|
|Education system||ADE Smart Core curriculum|
|Athletics conference||2A Region 4 (2012–14)|
|Team name||Eureka Springs Highlanders|
|Affiliation||National Wildlife Federation ECO Schools program|
Eureka Springs High School is a public secondary school for students in grades nine through twelve located in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, United States. It is one of three public high schools located in Carroll County and the sole high school administered by the Eureka Springs School District.
The Eureka Springs School District has funded the construction of a new high school facility to be opened in January 2013.
The assumed course of study for students follows the Smart Core curriculum developed by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), which requires students to obtain at least 22 units before graduation. Students complete regular and career focus courses and exams and may select Advanced Placement (AP) coursework and exams. The school is accredited by the ADE.
Eureka Springs High School is a member of the EAST Initiative and the National Wildlife Federation ECO Schools program. In 2012, Eureka Springs High School was listed Unranked in the Best High Schools report by U.S. News & World Report.
The Eureka Springs High School mascot is the Highlander with the school colors of red, white, and black.
For 2012–14, Eureka Springs Highlanders compete in the 2A 4 West (Basketball) Conference administered by the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA). The Highlanders compete in basketball (boy/girls), cross country (boys/girls), golf (boys/girls), track (boys/girls), and volleyball.
- Cross country: The Highlanders are one of the state's most successful programs with the boys team winning 11 state titles including a 10-year winning streak (1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999) and the girls are 4-time state champions (1989, 1991, 1992, 1996)
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- "Eureka Springs School District". Eureka Springs School District. Retrieved September 25, 2012.
- "Best High Schools 2012". U.S. News & World Report. 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
- "School Profile, Eureka Springs High School". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved 25 September 2012.