Siloam Springs is located in one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. It is in the Northwest corner of Arkansas on the Oklahoma border and covers approximately 144 square miles.
Siloam Springs has a population of approximately 15,000 and has been recognized Nationally and on a State Level:
· Named one of the Top Twenty Best Small Towns in America by Smithsonian Magazine in 2012
· Featured in Parade Magazine as having one of the top 4 Main Streets in the Country(with over 2,000 nominated) in 2014
· Named one of the 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Arkansas in 2015.
Siloam Springs is home to John Brown University, rated as number one among Regional Colleges in the South by U.S. News and World Report. The Siloam Springs School District and John Brown University have a long-standing partnership and have entered into a collaborative partnership dedicated to the simultaneous redesign of teacher education and renewal of K-12 teacher education through the development of the Professional Development School.
Many major industries located in Siloam Springs include Simmons Foods, Alternative Design, Cobb-Vantress, La-Z-Boy, McKee Foods, Pipe Life-JetStream, DaySpring Cards, Gates Rubber, and Sager Creek Vegetable Company.
Siloam Springs is also located close to the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, the Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville, Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale and Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) is only thirty minutes from Siloam Springs.
The school district contains six campuses with a total enrollment of approximately 4,100 students.
The Siloam Springs High School Scholarship Program is a nationally recognized program. Last year, over $600,000 in local scholarship money was awarded to 185 high school seniors, with 100% of students who applied for local scholarships receiving financial assistance. Over $11 million dollars has been awarded in local money over the thirty-eight year history of the program.
The district has a very active Adopt-A-School program at all levels with over 77 participants from local businesses and civic organizations. Our facilities are open to the City Parks and Recreation Department and the local Boys and Girls Club.
With tremendous support from the community, the Siloam Springs School District has made its mission to change lives through educational excellence. Siloam Springs School District’s vision is to equip and empower all stakeholders to successfully contribute to a global society by making healthy choices and by being resourceful, collaborative decision makers.
This mission and vision is apparent all the way through the District, beginning with a state-recognized, Better Beginnings pre-k, and concluding in a newly-built, award-winning high school. Community members volunteer time, hard work, and financial support to help build a great school system at every grade level.