Nettleton Junior High School (NJHS) opened its doors on August 19, 2002. This school building was a new addition for the Nettleton Public School system in Jonesboro, Arkansas. It serves grades seven through nine. Clarence Higgins, Jr. was serving as Principal with Donnie Tennison serving as Assistant Principal. Serving as school board were Dr. William R. Stripling, President; Ted Rook, Vice-President; Richard Carvell, Secretary; Lennie Hogan; Rick E. Tubbs. Superintendents during the construction were John J. Sawyer, 2001 and Danny Blalock, 2002.