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El Dorado High School

The design of the El Dorado High School, opened in 2011, exceeds ADE Standards for 1,600 students with 314,972 sq. ft. of heated/cooled area and an overall layout focused on facilitating efficient circulation, interaction, and staff monitoring.

Academic Overview

  • 95 academic instructional spaces
  • Concurrent Credit Courses offered in partnership with South Arkansas Community
  • College and Southern Arkansas University
  • Trade School Programs offered in partnership with South Arkansas Community College
  • Multiple AP Courses offered and taught by College Board certified instructors
  • Endowed Chairs in Math and Literacy for K-12 curriculum alignment
  • 1:1 Student to Chromebook ratio
  • 15 student clubs and organizations


  • 5A South athletic conference
  • Fall Sports: Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Volleyball
  • Winter Sports: Basketball, Cheerleading, Swimming & Diving, Wrestling
  • Spring Sports: Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field
  • 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2021 State Football Champions
  • 2022 State Track & Field Champions (Boys and Girls)


  • Entire building is accessible
  • Designated department wings and Freshman Academy wing
  • Wildcat Arena with 360 degree seating for 2,200
  • Covered outdoor athletic practice space
  • 6,400 sq. ft. Auditorium
  • Large band, orchestra, and choral music spaces
  • Functional kitchen labs for FACS and Culinary Arts classes
  • 8,000 sq. ft. Library Media Center
  • Group Study / Conference Rooms
  • Lecture seating to accommodate 28
  • Couches and chairs for students to lounge and study
  •  Highlights & Recognitions
  • El Dorado Promise: free college tuition for EHS grads who meet requirements
  • El Dorado Education Foundation
  • Academic Letter Jackets
  • EHS students recognized at the regional, state, and national level for:
    • Academics
    • Athletics
    • Art
    • Band
    • Theater
    • Chess
    • DECA
    • FBLA

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