Strong High School

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Strong High School
635 South Concord Street
Strong, Arkansas 71765
United States
Coordinates 33°6′22″N 92°21′20″W / 33.10611°N 92.35556°W / 33.10611; -92.35556Coordinates: 33°6′22″N 92°21′20″W / 33.10611°N 92.35556°W / 33.10611; -92.35556
School type Public comprehensive
Status Open
School district Strong–Huttig School District
Superintendent Jeff Alpin
CEEB code 042360
NCES School ID 051293001049[1]
Teaching staff 25.40 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 7–12
Enrollment 320[1] (2016-17)
Student to teacher ratio 9.13[1]
Education system ADE Smart Core
Classes offered Regular,
Advanced Placement (AP)
School color(s)      Royal blue
Athletics conference 2A 8 (Football); 2A 7 West (Basketball)
Mascot Bulldog
Team name Strong Bulldogs
Accreditation ADE
USNWR ranking Unranked
Communities served Strong, Huttig, Urbana, Lapile, Felsinthaw, New London, Gardner
Federal Funding Title I

Strong High School (SHS) is a comprehensive public high school based in the town of Strong, Arkansas, United States. SHS provides secondary education for more than 200 students in grades 7 through 12. Strong is one of public high schools in Union County and is the sole high school of the Strong–Huttig School District.


The assumed course of study follows the Smart Core curriculum developed by the ADE, which requires students complete at least 22 units prior to graduation. Students complete regular (core and elective) and career focus courses and exams and may take Advanced Placement (AP) courses and exam with the opportunity to receive college credit. Strong High School receives Title I federal funding.[1]

Strong High School is accredited by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) and accredited by AdvancED since 1990.[2]

Strong High School was listed unranked in the Best High Schools Report 2012 developed by U.S. News & World Report.[3]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

The Strong High School mascot and athletic emblem is the Bulldog with royal blue and white serving as the school colors.


The Strong Bulldogs compete in interscholastic activities within the 2A Classification from the 2A Region 8 Conference for football and 2A Region 7 West Conference as basketball, as administered by the Arkansas Activities Association. The Bulldogs field teams in football, basketball (boys/girls), fastpitch softball, and cheer.[4]

Clubs and traditions[edit]

Students may also engage in a variety of clubs and organizations such as: Future Farmers of America (FFA), FCCLA, Student Council, Beta Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), and Quiz Bowl.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Strong High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Institution Summary, Strong High School". AdvancED. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Best High Schools 2012". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "School Profile, Strong High School". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 

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