District Info

Charlie Powell, Superintendent 

429 E. Main 
P.O. Box 387 
Piggott, AR 72454 
Phone: (870) 598-2572


School Board Members

Hope Burns, President 

Bradley Dunlap, Vice-President

Chris Roberts, Secretary

Jennifer Rahn, Member

Jim Threatt, Member


Mission Statement

The faculty and staff of the Piggott School District believe that all students can learn and master basic academic skills regardless of their previous academic performance, family background, socio-economic status, race, and gender. The faculty and staff accept the responsibility for providing strong instructional leadership, a positive school climate, and a safe orderly school environment. Furthermore, we will maintain high expectations, frequently monitor student progress, and encourage a strong parent and community involvement.

Piggott High School

Piggott High School 
Mr. Barry DeHart, High School Principal 

Mr. Brock Swann, High School Assistant Principal

429 E. Main St 
P.O. Box 387 
Piggott, AR 72454 
Phone: (870) 598-3815

Colors: Red and Black

Academic Programs

Piggott High School offers students a balance of required and elective subjects;  business, family and consumer science, agriculture, foreign language, language arts, mathematics, PACE, physical education, science, social science, and the performing arts, including speech, drama, journalism, vocal music, band, jazz band, and art.


Students may participate in academic competition such as speech contests, essay contests, science fair, art exhibits, stock market game, spelling bee, poster contests, livestock judging and many others.


The Piggott School District considers extracurricular activities as an integral part of a student's education. The district provides a number of clubs, organizations, and athletics for students.



  • Volleyball
  • Boys' and Girls' Basketball
  • Boys' and Girls' Track
  • Football
  • Boys' and Girls' Tennis
  • Boys' and Girls' Golf
  • Baseball
  • Girl's Softball

Clubs and Organizations

  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
  • FFA
  • Student Council
  • Spanish Club
  • Junior Beta
  • Yearbook
  • Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
  • Renaissance
  • Art Club
  • Beta Club
  • Chess Team
  • Drama Club

Piggott Elementary School

Mr. Anthony Dowdy, Elementary Principal

Mr. Brock Swann, Elementary Assistant Principal

Ms. Barbara Batey, Counselor

895 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 387
Piggott, AR 72454
Phone (870) 598-2546



The Elementary Campus houses a preschool program for 3-4 year olds.

There are 3 special education classrooms in which students, according to need, are mainstreamed or self-contained. There are 2 speech therapists.

Some of the programs offered are:

    • Pace
    • Saxon Math Program - Kindergarten - 6th grade
    • Sing, Spell, Read, Write - Kindergarten - 1st grade
    • McRAT
    • Ella - Reading technique
    • Effective Literacy - Reading technique
    • Shirley Method Language
    • Band - 5th and 6th grades
    • Accelerated Reader grades 1 through 6
    • Kindergarten and 6th grade graduation


      • Youth Power Club - 4th grade
      • Anti-drug, Alcohol, Tobacco program - DARE
      • Grandparents Day for Kindergarten through 6th grades
      • Pee Wee Boys' and Girls' Basketball - 4th, 5th, and 6th grades
      • Pee Wee Football
      • Pee Wee Cheerleaders