11 Things You Know Are True If You Went To A Small High School In Arkansas

Many people from Arkansas will tell you it’s better to graduate from a small town high school than in a huge class from one of the bigger city districts. They’re right, in some ways. Not to take away from Arkansans who graduated from city schools–you’ve earned your bragging rights too, of course–but small town high schools just have an energy that’s on a different wavelength than what you’ll find in schools with larger populations.

There really are benefits to attending and graduating from a small town Arkansas school. In addition to keeping in contact with your classmates and attending reunions, you have the treat of explaining what’s so cool about your alma mater. Most people are aware of the culture of big city schools in Arkansas, but you get to share your perspective of coming of age in a lesser-known place.