McGehee School District

McGehee Public School District commits to partnering with the community to provide all learners educational opportunities that empower students to become workforce, college and career ready making them productive citizens in a global society.


News & Updates

  • 2020-21 Jr. High Dance Squad: Amiah Esaw, Iman Hill, Breiyana James, Kyra Lewis, Summyah Madden, Canaria Powell, Cynara Robinson , Kennedi Taylor

  • 2020-21 Sr. High Dance Squad: Shaquanna Covington, Tomasia Dobbs, Saniya Grant, Cadeedra Harlmo, Lillian Harlmo, Avian Hill, Ka'Breona Lewis, Miarah Manning, Samyra Polite, Kenosha Railey, Allison Robinson, Stormie Smith, Kiara Spratt

  • 2020-21 Jr. High Cheerleaders: Alexandria Campbell, Stephanie Espinoza, Olivia Evans, Leah Fortenberry, Noelia Guidino, Claire Hardin, Alex Heard, Kayleigh Jolly, Ashlyn Kaufman, Angelina Mondragon, Regan Robinson, Kynadee Trotter, Lynnley Wells, Melanie Wells, Ashley Wrobel

  • 2020-21 High School Cheerleaders: Alexa Barry, Sloane Fowler, Courtney Groves, Layla Hardin, Lonni Hobbs, Ayden Kaufman, Lilli Lang, Madeline Lucky, Jayla Reed, Megan Taylor, Maison Wright, Kensley Wrobel

The 2020 Census - Get Counted

Have you completed the 2020 Census for your household?

It is quick and easy - It's not personal - It is basically just a count of how many people live in any given area... This count influences Federal and State funding and planning for all types of programs, services and infrastructure projects for the next 10 Years...

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It only takes a few minutes... and it is so important for you, your family and community...

Responding to the census is not only your civic duty; it also affects the amount of funding your community receives, how your community plans for the future, and your representation in government. Specifically, data from the 2020 Census are used to:

Ensure public services and funding for schools, hospitals, and fire departments.

Plan new homes and businesses and improve neighborhoods.

Determine how many seats your state is allocated in the House of Representatives.

A letter from your Desha County Judge, Richard Tindall regrding the importance of completing the 2020 Census.


THE 2020 Census

The 2020 Census is happening now! If you haven't already, You can respond online using your computer, phone, or tablet. You can also respond by phone or by mail. Its quick, simple and only takes just a few minutes. Find out MORE at

Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) and Kindergarten Registration Forms

Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K)| Kindergarten

NOTICE: If you are having symptoms such as fever, dry cough or shortness of breath - Do not go to the Doctor's Office or Hospital but instead first call your primary care doctor's office, Your local Arkansas Department of Health Unit (Desha County, McGehee) at 222-3910, Arkansas Department of Health (State Office) at (870) 803-7847, (or) visit online for further instructions.

Online Screening at

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McGehee Elementary serving grades PK-6

Conner Junior High serving grades 7-8

McGehee High School serving grades 7-12

"Beating the Odds" High Math Growth: High School Level (Southeast Region)

McGEHEE HIGH SCHOOL has been recognized by the Office for Education Policy (OEP) at the University of Arkansas as a school that is Beating the Odds, because students demonstrated high growth on the 2019 ACT Aspire even though the school serves a high percentage of students who participate in Free and Reduced Lunch! Growth is the best indicator of the positive impact that our school is having on students!

Congratulations to all of our staff and students for this outstanding achievement! Thanks to the University of Arkansas OEP for the recognition.

Goodies with Grands

9/11 Patriot Day


CJHS Fire Marshals

McGehee High School Partners with the Arkansas Rural Health Partnership to Train Students in teen Mental Health First Aid

We’re thrilled to share that McGehee High School (MHS) is participating in the country’s expanded teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) pilot program in January 2020.

tMHFA is an in-person training designed for high school students to learn about mental illnesses and addictions to help them identify and respond to friends who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem. With this training, our high school students will be empowered to assist their friends when a mental health problem or crisis, such as suicidal thoughts, is apparent.

The course specifically teaches the important step of involving a responsible and trusted adult. As such, we are also training thirty of our school staff in Mental Health First Aid for Adults Working with Young People.

The National Council for Behavioral Health and Born This Way Foundation are piloting the course in over 35 high schools across the country, including MHS. After the pilot program is complete, the training course will be available to the public.

Thank you for your continued support of MHS and this community. We are excited to support a path toward greater awareness about mental health and increased capacity to respond to students with mental health problems.

Learn more about Mental Health First Aid at


Arkansas State Trooper, Mitch Grant, greets McGehee Elementary students in the morning car line. McGehee Elementary students love seeing Officer Grant on campus!


The Arkansas and National Archery in the Schools Program is an in-school program aimed at improving educational performance among students in grades 4th - 12th. And through it students are learning focus, self-control, discipline, patience, and the life lessons required to be successful in the classroom and in life.


In today’s’ technology-driven world, it’s important now more than ever to prepare students for the future. Teaching robotics to young students throughout their schooling can increase their ability to be creative and innovative thinkers and more productive members of society.


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Campus serving grades PK-6

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Campus serving grades 7-12