East Poinsett County School District

East Poinsett County School District (EPCSD) is a public school district based in Lepanto, Arkansas, United States. The school district encompasses 148.47 square miles (384.5 km2) of land,[citation needed] including portions of Poinsett County and Mississippi County.[2]

East Poinsett County School District
502 Mcclellan Street
Lepanto, Arkansas 72354
United States
District information
AccreditationArkansas Department of Education
NCES District ID0500021[1]
Students and staff
Teachers67.78 (on FTE basis)[1]
Staff133.78(on FTE basis)[1]
Student–teacher ratio11.51[1]
District mascotWarrior
Colors  Black
Other information

Poinsett County incorporated communities in the district include Lepanto and Tyronza,[3] Unincorporated counties in the county and in the district include Rivervale.[4]

The district proves comprehensive education for pre-kindergarten through grade 12 and is accredited by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE).

History edit

The district was formed on July 1, 1986,[5] when the Lepanto and Tyronza school systems consolidated. The high school sports team, the Lepanto Panthers, became the EPC Warriors.[6]

Schools edit

Secondary schools
Elementary schools
  • Lepanto Elementary School, located in Lepanto and serving more than 200 students in pre-kindergarten through grade 2.
  • Tyronza Elementary School, located in Tyronza and serving more than 225 students in pre-kindergarten and in grades 4–6.

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for East Poinsett CO. School DIST". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved December 4, 2012.
  2. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Mississippi County, AR" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 5, 2021.
  3. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Poinsett County, AR" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 4, 2021.
  4. ^ "General Highway Map Poinsett County, Arkansas" (PDF). Arkansas Department of Transportation. Retrieved March 4, 2021. - See Rivervale on the map.
  5. ^ "Consolidation/Annexations of LEA's (1983-2010)." () Arkansas Department of Education. Retrieved on March 2, 2011.
  6. ^ "Small Town Arkansas Residents Worried Consolidation Will Mean Loss of Athletics and Identity." KAIT-TV. September 12, 2003. Retrieved on September 23, 2015.

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