Alma school information

IndexAlmaArkansasNational
Average Test Scores28%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools486079,221
Total private schoolsn/a16524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a987,963
The Alma, AR educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Alma public schools have average test scores of 28% which is equal to than the Arkansas average and 43% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alma public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.3% have completed high school, 15.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Alma are 43% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Alma.
  • 81.1% of people in Alma have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.3% of people in Alma have completed high school.
  • 15.2% of people in Alma have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alma

IndexAlmaArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade81.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school80.3%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college44.6%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.8%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.2%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Moffett, OK14077%56%
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Charleston, AR2,79932%35%
Barling, AR4,74732%36%
Alma, AR5,59928%43%

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Vinita, OK5,59964%30%
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Wellston, OH5,59565%32%
Zeeland, MI5,59557%16%
Alma, AR5,59928%43%
Source: The Alma, 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.