West Memphis school information

IndexWest MemphisArkansasNational
Average Test Scores71%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools1386079,235
Total private schools316524,875
Total post-secondary schools2987,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in West Memphis are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in West Memphis.
  • 76.9% of people in West Memphis have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.7% of people in West Memphis have completed high school.
  • 11.3% of people in West Memphis have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in West Memphis

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  • Avondale Elementary School1402 CrestmereGrades: PK - 01Students: 762 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Bragg Elementary School309 W BartonGrades: KG - 06Students: 37 · Ratio: 15:183
  • East Junior High School1151 Goodwin StGrades: 07 - 09Students: 361 · Ratio: 11:151
  • Faulk Elementary School908 VanderbiltGrades: KG - 06Students: 478 · Ratio: 17:177
  • Jackson Elementary School2395 Sl Henry StGrades: KG - 06Students: 375 · Ratio: 12:174
  • Maddux Elementary School2100 E BartonGrades: KG - 06Students: 513 · Ratio: 17:171
  • Mid-South Comm College Tech Center2000 W BrdwayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Richland Elementary School1011 W BartonGrades: KG - 06Students: 557 · Ratio: 18:196
  • Weaver Elementary School1280 E BartonGrades: KG - 06Students: 344 · Ratio: 15:178
  • West Junior High School331 W Barton StGrades: 07 - 09Students: 468 · Ratio: 14:174
  • West Memphis High School501 W BrdwayGrades: 10 - 12Students: 1,174 · Ratio: 16:140
  • Wonder Elementary School801 S 16Th StGrades: PK - 06Students: 558 · Ratio: 17:185
  • Wonder Junior High School1401 Madison StGrades: 07 - 09Students: 483 · Ratio: 13:149

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Education level achieved in West Memphis

IndexWest MemphisArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade76.9%80.2%83.8%
Completed high school74.7%78.3%82.4%
Completed some college40.6%49.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree17.6%26.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors11.3%20.6%29.3%
Completed masters2.1%7.1%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marion, AR12,35477%12%
Walls, MS1,09969%1%
Southaven, MS50,38966%3%
Edmondson, AR30766%3%
Earle, AR2,50559%14%
West Memphis, AR25,76771%4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lafayette, CO25,81252%24%
Belvidere, IL25,71383%21%
West Linn, OR25,71088%30%
Green, OH25,83591%34%
Wakefield, MA25,83572%5%
West Memphis, AR25,76771%4%
Source: The West Memphis, AR education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.