EducationPublic education is provided to elementary and secondary students by the Horatio School District leading to graduation at Horatio High School (grades 7–12) after matriculating Horatio Elementary School (grades prekindergarten through sixth).
- Darrell Brown - became the first black player for the University of Arkansas in 1965. Brown grew up in Horatio, and became a prominent lawyer after college.
- Billy Hughes, a country singer in the 1940's, died in Horatio in 1995. One of his more famous songs was Cocaine Blues. A similar version of the song was done by Johnny Cash.
Horatio High School