School system superintendents.  The list ranked the superintendents by total compensation paid for the 2016-17 school year.  The actual superintendents are listed who are serving in that capacity for the 2017-18 school year.

Topping Arkansas Business published a list of the salaries of two-hundred and forty-three Arkansas the list of our area superintendents was the Dollarway School districts, Barbara J. Warren, at $294866 which works out to $300 per student.  Dollarway has 982 students in the district.

Other area schools, the superintendent, salary, number of students and compensation per students are:

SchoolSuperintendentCompensation  Enrollment  Per Student
White HallDoug Dorris$204,7152,926$70
SheridanJerrod K Williams$197,9664,053$49
Watson ChapelConnie G Hathorn$177,0242,582$69
StuttgartRick Gales$175,1631,568$112
Star CityJon Laffoon$155,1151,537$101
Pine BluffC. Michael Robinson$155,000*3,648$110*
*Pine Bluff total for position was $402,539 for the position.  Robinson received $155,000
DeWittWanda L. Dardenne$149,1671,236$121
EnglandTyler Scott$140,047690$216
WarrenBryan Cornish$142,5851,613$88
MonticelloSandra Lanehart$138,3211,930$71
Drew CentralBilly Williams$133,3811,027$130
FordyceAlbert Snow$129,969764$170
Cleveland CountyJohnnie L. Johanson$126,326848$149
WoodlawnDudley Hume$116,866564$207


The Highest paid superintendent in the state was Douglas Brubaker of the Fort Smith district at $366,008 per year.  Fort Smith has 14,239 students, not the largest in the state, Little Rock has that honor at 22,338 students.  Fort Smith spends $26 per student.  The lowest salary is for the superintendent of the Imboden Charter School District in Lawrence county.  Judy M. Warren is paid $79,804 to run the district that has 64 students, that works out to $1,247 per student.