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Avg. test scores 74%
High school dipl. 22%
Bachelors degree 71%

Forrest City school information

IndexForrest CityArkansasNational
Average Test Scores13%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools686079,221
Total private schools116524,874
Total post-secondary schools2987,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Forrest City are 74% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Forrest City
  • 67.3% of people in Forrest City have completed 8th grade
  • 64.6% of people in Forrest City have completed high school
  • 8.7% of people in Forrest City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Forrest City

      IndexForrest CityArkansasNational
      Completed 8th grade67.3%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school64.6%79.0%83.0%
      Completed some college40.9%50.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree16.2%27.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors8.7%21.5%30.3%
      Completed masters3.6%7.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.9%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%

      Forrest City, AR School Districts

      • Forrest City School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Forrest City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Forrest City, AR schools is 13%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Forrest City, AR, an average of 67.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 64.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Palestine, AR75117%65%
      Forrest City, AR14,87113%74%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fort Carson, CO14,87335%29%
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      Mount Vernon, IL14,88023%54%
      Alexander City, AL14,85941%16%
      Forrest City, AR14,87113%74%
      Source: The Forrest City, 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.