Education is a priority in Lawrence County with local educators striving to provide students with the best learning experience from pre-K to higher education.

The Lawrence County School District has K-12 schools in Walnut Ridge.

Hoxie School District, located in Hoxie, includes kindergarten through 12th grade.

Hillcrest School District  includes the former Lynn and River Valley Schools. Junior high and high school students attend school on the Strawberry campus, and the elementary school is located in Lynn.

Sloan-Hendrix School  is located in Imboden and serves students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

The Imboden Area Charter School, also located in Imboden, offers enrollment for kindergarten through eighth-grade students.

The county‘s educational opportunities also include Williams Baptist College, a four-year private institution located in Walnut Ridge. Other nearby colleges and universities include: Black River Technical College in Pocahontas, the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville and Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and Newport.

The Northeast Arkansas Educational Cooperative, which serves public schools in Lawrence and surrounding counties, is located in Walnut Ridge. In addition to providing services to teachers, the co-op also has a Make & Take Center and meeting rooms that are used by the community.

You're Invited to Become a Member of the Lawrence County Chamber

BECAUSE – You are a a citizen doing business in this county and sharing in its prosperity. The obligations of business citizenship challenge every person and institution to subscribe actively to the advancement of the community of which they are a part.
BECAUSE – You prosper as our county prospers. By helping to build a thriving community your investment is strengthened and your opportunities are broadened. You have a personal interest in these objectives.
BECAUSE – Progress and prosperity depend on the development of a sound economic and social structure. These result from vigilant aggressiveness and a continuing program of activities designed to cultivate opportunities and capitalize advantages.
BECAUSE – The support of all business and professional men and women is necessary to bring about the economic improvement of our county and the civic and business development demanded by our modern standards of living.
BECAUSE – These goals can be reached only by united effort through an organization equipped to study and conduct a sound program of community progress.
BECAUSE – The Chamber of Commerce is the only organization consistently and exclusively engaged promoting the civic and economic development of YOUR community in Lawrence County. The Chamber is the only organization whose sole business is the business of business.