Fayetteville school information

Average Test Scores50%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools1586079,221
Total private schools416524,874
Total post-secondary schools6987,963
The Fayetteville, AR educational system consists of 15 public schools, 4 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Fayetteville public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 77% higher than than the Arkansas average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fayetteville public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.6% have completed high school, 47.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fayetteville are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Fayetteville.
  • 89.5% of people in Fayetteville have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.6% of people in Fayetteville have completed high school.
  • 47.6% of people in Fayetteville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fayetteville

Completed 8th grade89.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college74.2%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.7%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.6%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters22.4%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.2%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.1%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Fayetteville (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lowell, AR8,32242%15%
Farmington, AR6,47038%22%
Prairie Grove, AR4,99735%28%
Lincoln, AR2,12230%39%
Springdale, AR76,18827%45%
Fayetteville, AR80,55250%1%

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Bryan, TX80,55265%32%
Avondale, AZ80,63131%37%
Lake Forest, CA80,65854%9%
Largo, FL80,67848%2%
Cranston, RI80,88234%30%
Fayetteville, AR80,55250%1%
Source: The Fayetteville, AR education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.