Har-Ber High School

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Har-Ber High School
300 Jones Road
Springdale, Arkansas, 72762
United States
Coordinates 36°10′55.7″N 94°12′37.3″W / 36.182139°N 94.210361°W / 36.182139; -94.210361Coordinates: 36°10′55.7″N 94°12′37.3″W / 36.182139°N 94.210361°W / 36.182139; -94.210361
Status Open
School district Springdale School District
NCES District ID 0512660[1]
CEEB Code 042147
NCES School ID 051266001118[2]
Principal Dr. Danny Brackett
Vice principal Ms. Nichole Davis
Mr. Rob Lindley
Dr. Mark Oesterle
Grades 10-12
Enrollment 1705 (2012-13 [2])
 • Grade 10 631
 • Grade 11 579
 • Grade 12 495
Average class size 15.32[2]
Campus type Rural; fringe
School color(s)      Navy Blue
     Columbia Blue
Athletics conference 7A West (2008-14)
Mascot Wildcat
Team name Har-Ber Wildcats
Accreditation AdvancED (1979)[3]
Affiliation Arkansas Activities Association (AAA)

Har-Ber High School is a comprehensive public high school for grades ten through twelve serving the community of Springdale, Arkansas, United States. Har-Ber High School is the one of two high schools managed in Washington County by the Springdale School District; other is Springdale High School. Within the state, the school is also known as Springdale Har-Ber.


Accredited by AdvancED since 1979, Har-Ber High School is named in honor of local industrialists Harvey and Bernice Jones.[4]



the assumed course of study at Har-Ber High School is the Smart Core curriculum developed by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE). Students engage in regular and Advanced Placement (AP) coursework and exams to obtain at least 22 units before graduation. Exceptional students have been recognized as National Merit Finalists.

Awards and recognition[edit]

In 2011, the Har-Ber High School Television Productions program received the Pillar of Emmy Award at the St. Louis Emmy Awards sponsored by the Mid–America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Har-Ber TV won the All-Arkansas Award.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

The Har-Ber High School mascot is the wildcat and Navy blue and Carolina blue serve as the school colors. For the 2012-2014 seasons,[5] the Har-Ber Wildcats participate in the state's largest classification (7A) within the 7A West Conference. Competition is primarily sanctioned by the Arkansas Activities Association with the Wildcats competing in baseball, basketball (boys/girls), competitive cheer, cross country, football, golf (boys/girls), soccer (boys/girls), softball, swimming (boys/girls), tennis (boys/girls, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling.[6]

The 7A West Conference consists of:

  • Bentonville Tigers
  • Fayetteville Bulldogs
  • Har-Ber Wildcats
  • Heritage War Eagles
  • Rogers Mountaineers
  • Siloam Springs Panthers
  • Springdale Bulldogs
  • Van Buren Pointers

Notable people[edit]

  • Rhett Lashlee - college football coach, former volunteer quarterback coach at Har-Ber


  1. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Springdale School District". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved Aug 21, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Har-ber High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved Aug 21, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Accreditation Profile". AdvancED. Retrieved Aug 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Jones Truck Lines". Arkansas Encyclopedia of History & Culture. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "2012-14 AAA Classifications and Conferences" (PDF). Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "School Profile, Har-Ber High School". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 

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