Prospective Parents Letter
As you search for a new home for your family, one of the most important decisions that you must make involves choosing the best school for your children. Union County, Arkansas, has a variety of schools and each is unique. Before you decide to purchase a home, please be sure that it is located in the school district that is best suited for your family. The Parkers Chapel community is located approximately three miles west of the city of El Dorado, Arkansas. Most of our community members are employed in or around El Dorado. Our school district is accredited by both the Arkansas Department of Education and by North Central Accreditation. We have around 800 students in grades K-12. Our pre-school also provides for our three and four-year-old students.
Parkers Chapel School has a reputation of being one of the best in the state of Arkansas. Some of our students’ recent accomplishments are:
Golden Apple School in 2006 and 2008
State Champions in Softball
State Champions in Baseball
State Champions in Cheerleading
State champions in Golf
State Champions in Tennis
State Runner Up in Quiz Bowl
Top Benchmark Ttest Scores in the County
We were recognized as being one of the best high schools in the state in 2014 and 2015.
Our vocational education program has been recognized as being tied with one other school as the best in the state.
Parent involvement in our school is excellent. Our small class sizes allow teachers to develop a relationship with both students and parents that is necessary for student success.
The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of both the college bound students and the students who plan to enter the workforce after high school. We offer Pre AP and AP courses in english, math, science and social studies. Many of our seniors also take college courses at South Arkansas Community College for both high school and college credit. We are close enough to the college that our seniors can drive to class during the school day.
The school also provides transportation and tuition to South Arkansas Community College, East Campus. Students can take courses in industrial maintenance, welding, automotive, Med Pro Ed, cosmetology, micro computer systems and in other areas of interest.
Our school has an excellent teaching staff. Our curriculum is constantly evolving and improving with changes in technology and improved teaching techniques. Our gifted and talented and special education programs strive to provide for students requiring these services. The band and choir programs have produced many students who have received scholarships and have completed college with music degrees.
The decision that you make when you choose your home is very important. The decision that you make when you choose a school for your children is also very important. Compare and decide wisely. As you make that decision, please consider Parkers Chapel Schools.