OEP High Achieving Middle School

Bethel Middle School is one of the highest-achieving middle schools in Arkansas!  The Office for Education Policy (OEP) at the University of Arkansas creates an annual report entitled the Outstanding Educational Performance Awards highlighting the highest-performing schools in Arkansas.

Bethel Middle School received six awards:


Overall High Achieving

ELA High Achieving



Central Region Overall High Achieving

Central Region ELA High Achieving

Central Region Math High Achieving

Central Region Science High Achieving

Awards are based on the OEP-created “school GPA,” calculated on the basis of the percentage of students that perform at each level on the 2016 ACT Aspire Math, ELA, and Science.

Congratulations to our teachers, students and administrators on this accomplishment!