Charleston school information

IndexCharlestonArkansasNational
Average Test Scores32%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools286079,221
Total private schoolsn/a16524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a987,963
The Charleston, AR educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Charleston public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 14% higher than than the Arkansas average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Charleston public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.0% have completed high school, 13.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Charleston are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Charleston.
  • 84.6% of people in Charleston have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.0% of people in Charleston have completed high school.
  • 13.2% of people in Charleston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Charleston

IndexCharlestonArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade84.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school82.0%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college47.6%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.1%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.2%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.4%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Greenwood, AR9,29642%14%
Branch, AR36337%25%
Magazine, AR98833%32%
Barling, AR4,74732%36%
Mulberry, AR1,77230%39%
Charleston, AR2,79932%35%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Raceland, KY2,79952%5%
Caledonia, MN2,79962%26%
Wimberley, TX2,79980%62%
Bullard, TX2,79882%67%
Koloa, HI2,80060%21%
Charleston, AR2,79932%35%
Source: The Charleston, 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.