Delta Special School District

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The Arkansas City School District was a school district of Rohwer, unincorporated Desha County Arkansas. Its territory is now in the McGehee School District.

The district had two schools, Delta Elementary School and Delta High School.[1]

The district facility was located 12 miles (19 km) northeast of McGehee.[2]


In 2004 the Arkansas Legislature approved a law that forced school districts with fewer than 350 students apiece to consolidate with other districts.[3] Both the McGehee and Delta school districts petitioned the Arkansas Board of Education, asking for an annexation of Delta into McGehee. The board approved the annexation on April 26, 2004.[4] On July 1, 2004, the Delta Special School District and the Arkansas City School District were merged into the McGehee district.[5]


  1. ^ "2002-2003 Arkansas Education Directory." Arkansas Department of Education. 54. Retrieved on March 6, 2011.
  2. ^ "Technology Plan Submission Form School Years 2006-2009 Archived 2012-03-28 at the Wayback Machine.." McGehee School District. 2 of 43. Retrieved on July 28, 2011.
  3. ^ "Dumas inherits Gould district’s deficit Archived July 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.." Arkansas News. May 11, 2005. Retrieved on March 7, 2011.
  4. ^ "Delta Special School District Desha County, Arkansas Basic Financial Statements and Other Reports June 30, 2004." Legislative Joint Auditing Committee, State of Arkansas. 7. Retrieved on July 28, 2011.
  5. ^ "Consolidation/Annexations of LEA's (1983-2010) Archived 2010-09-24 at the Wayback Machine.." Arkansas Department of Education. Retrieved on March 6, 2011.

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