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Education & Training

4-Year Universities and Colleges (within 50 miles)
Institution Location Distance Enrollment Public/ Private
Texas A&M University, Texarkana Texarkana, TX 19.9 miles 1,995 Public
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (www.nces.ed.gov); Texas A&M University (www.tamut.edu/); University of Arkansas Community College at Hope; University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, Texarkana (www.uacch.edu/?p=4659); 2012 Data; as of January 2013

 

2-Year Colleges (within 50 miles)
Institution Location Distance  Enrollment Public/ Private
Texarkana College Texarkana, TX 19.7 miles 4,111 Public
Texarkana College TexAmericas Center Campus New Boston, TX N/A N/A Public
Northeast Texas Community College Mount Pleasant, TX 38.0 miles 3,360 Public
University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Hope, AR 50 miles 1,496 Public
University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, Texarkana Texarkana, AR 34 miles 157 Public
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (www.nces.ed.gov); Texarkana College (www.texarkanacollege.edu), Texarkana College TexAmericas Center Campus (http://www.texarkanacollege.edu/texamericas-center/, Northeast Texas Community College (www.ntcc.edu/), 2012 Data; as December 2012

 

Vocational Training (within 50 miles)
Provider Location Distance Programs
Texarkana College
(903) 823-3456
Texarkana, TX 20.7 miles

Workforce Education Division offers certification for the following:

Southern Arkansas University, Texarkana Airframe & Powerplant School at Texarkana Regional Airport (870) 574-4593 Texarkana, AR 22.1 miles The Aviation Maintenance Technician school of SAU Tech is designed to provide up to date, intensive training for this very rewarding occupational field. Federal Aviation Administration certification process is underway for this new facility. Once certified under Federal Aviation Regulations, successful completion of this school program will satisfy the training and experience requirements of the FAA for airframe and/or powerplant certificate ratings.
Source: Texarkana College (www.texarkanacollege.edu/); Southern Arkansas University Texarkana Airframe & Powerplant school at Texarkana Regional Airport (http://txkairport.com/AP_school.php), Texarkana Workforce Commission List of Training Providers (https://services.twc.state.tx.us/PROVIDERCERT/dispatcher?link=HREF&pageid=PUBLIC_SWL); as of November 2013

 

K-12 Education
K-12 Education (New Boston and Texarkana, Texas & Arkansas)
Elementary Schools Enrollment Avg. Class Size Test Scores*
College Hill Elementary – Texarkana, AR (PK-4) 460 15.72 R/E – 96%
Math – 100%
Crestview Elementary – New Boston, TX (3-5) 330 12.53 R/E – 81%
Math – 78%
Dunbar Intermediate Center – Texarkana, TX (2-5) 307 26.50 R/E – 73%
Math – 67%
Edward D. Trice Elementary – Texarkana, AR (K-4) 541 16.87 R/E – 80%
Math – 82%
Fairview Elementary – Texarkana, AR (PK-4) 298 15.62 R/E – 85%
Math – 87%
Genoa Central Elementary – Texarkana, AR (PK-4) 397 14.21 R/E – 83%
Math – 84%
Highland Park Elementary – Texarkana, TX (PK-5) 312 22.03 R/E – 79%
Math – 72%
Liberty-Eylau CK Bender Elementary – Texarkana (2-4) 560 12.32 R/E – 83%
Math – 85%
Liberty-Eylau Primary – Texarkana, TX (K-1) 433 14.83 N/A
Liberty-Eylau Pre-K Center – Texarkana, TX (Pre K) 325 15.32 N/A
Malta Elementary – New Boston, TX (PK-6) 143 11.92 R/E – 94%
Math – 92%
Martha & Josh Morriss Math& Engineering Elementary – Texarkana, TX (K-5) 437 18.95 R/E – 99%
Math – 99%
Pleasant Grove Intermediate – Texarkana, TX (2-5) 429 13.07 R/E – 98%
Math – 97%
Pleasant Grove Elementary – Texarkana, TX (PK-2) 470 15.37 N/A
Red Lick Elementary – Texarkana, TX (PK-4) 269 15.91 R/E – 99%
Math – 99%
Spring Lake Park Elementary – Texarkana, TX (PK-5) 407 17.30 R/E – 88%
Math – 80%
Texarkana ISD Virtual Academy – Texarkana, TX (3-7) 109 N/A N/A
Theron Jones Early Literacy CenterTexarkana, TX (PK-1) 315 13.73 N/A
Union Elementary – Texarkana, AR (PK-4) 287 13.93 R/E – 66%
Math – 71%
Vera Kilpatrick Elementary – Texarkana, AR (PK-4) 421 16.84 R/E – 77%
Math – 83%
Westlawn Elementary – Texarkana, TX (PK-5) 385 15.04 R/E – 74%
Math – 65%
Middle Schools Enrollment Avg. Class Size Test Scores*
College Hill Middle School – Texarkana, AR (5-6) 643 13.75 R/E – 63%
Math – 62%
Gary E. Cobb Middle School – Texarkana, AR (5-8) 302 12.11 R/E – 83%
Math – 86%
New Boston Middle School – New Boston, TX (6-8) 329 11.27 R/E – 90%
Math – 83%
Liberty-Eylau Middle & Intermediate School – Texarkana, TX (5-8) 767 13.03 R/E – 87%
Math – N/A
Pleasant Grove Middle School – Texarkana, TX (6-8) 427 12.26 N/A
Red Lick Middle School – Texarkana, TX (5-8) 197 15.05 R/E – 98%
Math – 91%
Texas Middle School – Texarkana, TX (6-8) 1,484 12.95 R/E – 85%
Math – 83%
Junior/High Schools Enrollment / Graduation Rate Avg. Class Size Test Scores*
Arkansas High School – Texarkana, AR (9-12) 1136 / 75.2% 10.78 R/E – 46%
Math – 59%
Alternative School – Texarkana, TX (8-12) 38 / 60% 4.23 N/A
Genoa Central High School – Texarkana, AR (9-12) 284 / 85.7% 11.59 R/E – 55%
Math – 83%
Liberty-Eylau High School – Texarkana, TX (9-12) 706 / 93.5% 10.51 R/E – 89%
Math – 64%
New Boston DAEP – New Boston, TX (10-11) (Alternative) 2 / N/A 7.69 N/A
New Boston High School – New Boston, TX (9-12) 390 / 92.3% 9.39 R/E – 89%
Math – 67%
North Heights Jr. High – Texarkana, AR (7-8) 644 / N/A 12.86 R/E – 52%
Math – 50%
Options (Alternative School) – Texarkana, TX (9-12) 109 / 84.2% 12.56 N/A
Pleasant Grove High School – Texarkana, TX (9-12) 598 / 96.6% 10.96 R/E – 97%
Math – 86%
Texas High School – Texarkana, TX (9-12) 1,903 / 94.2% 12.68 R/E – 86%
Math – 76%
Private Schools (sampling) Enrollment Avg. Class Size Test Scores*
ABC Kindergarten – Texarkana, TX (PK-K) 9 4 N/A
Beech St. Weekday Early Education, Texarkana, AR (PK) 67 N/A N/A
Bethel SDA School 9 – Texarkana, TX (K-6) 5 5 N/A
Clarks Child Development Center – Texarkana, AR (PK) 50 N/A N/A
Kids Castle Day Care Center – Texarkana, AR (PK) 147 N/A N/A
Liberty-Eylau Christian School – Texarkana, TX (PK-3) 9 9.8 N/A
Little Friends Kindergarten – Texarkana, AR (PK-K) 12 4.0 N/A
Miller County Head Start Center – Texarkana, AR (PK) 97 N/A N/A
Pinson Park Pre-School – Texarkana, AR (PK) 52 N/A N/A
St. James Day School – Texarkana, TX (PK-6) 81 6.8 N/A
Texarkana SDA School – Texarkana, TX (K-12) 17 8.5 N/A
Tots Landing – Texarkana, AR (PK) 78 N/A N/A
Trinity Christian School – Texarkana, AR (PK-12) 366 10.3 N/A
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (www.nces.ed.gov), 2012 Data; Texas Education Agency (www.tea.state.tx.us/), Arkansas Department of Education (www.arkansased.org/), 2012 Test Score Data and 2011 Graduation Rates, as of January 2013   *Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) – Reading/English Language Arts performance results – target 87% meeting standards; Mathematics performance results – target 83% meeting standards. Note: N/A indicates not available or applicable.   The standard for achievement in Arkansas is Proficient. Percent indicates the number of students proficient or above.

 

 

Hiring & Training
Hiring & Training
Agency/Phone Programs and Services
Manpower
(903) 792-6558
 Employment placement serving employers & employees.

Select Staff
(903) 794-1411 

Temporary Services Unlimited
(903) 794-6086

Red Carpet Employment
(903) 772-4039

Express Employment Professionals
(870) 773-1313

 Employment placement serving employers & employees (office, industrial, financial). 
Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas
(903) 794-4163
Providing workforce support to employers and connect job seekers to training opportunities.
Employer services:
  • Recruitment
  • Training
  • Assessments
  • Extensive job search database

Job Seeker offerings:

  • Extensive job search database
  • Resource rooms (search for work, call employers, or copy important documents required for your job applications)
  • Workshops providing the latest tips in resume writing, interviewing, and job search

Additional Services (must qualify)

  • Personal case manager to help with job search, career training, training assistance, and more
  • Career Options – tools and resources to help identify a job suited for your interests, skills, and abilities
Source: Manpower (www.manpower.us); Red Carpet Employment (www.redcarpetemp.com); Express Employment Professionals (texarkana.expresspros.com/) Select Staff (www.select-staff.com/); Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas (www.netxworkforce.org/), as of January 2013