Hot Springs school information

IndexHot SpringsArkansasNational
Average Test Scores30%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools1686079,221
Total private schools716524,874
Total post-secondary schools3987,963
The Hot Springs, AR educational system consists of 16 public schools, 7 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Hot Springs public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 6% higher than than the Arkansas average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hot Springs public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.6% have completed high school, 21.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hot Springs are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Hot Springs.
  • 81.2% of people in Hot Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.6% of people in Hot Springs have completed high school.
  • 21.2% of people in Hot Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hot Springs

IndexHot SpringsArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade81.2%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college55.1%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.4%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.2%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Malvern, AR10,93727%46%
Mountain Pine, AR80515%71%
Hot Springs, AR36,71130%40%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Longview, WA36,72037%24%
Pleasant Grove, UT36,67847%5%
Oakton, VA36,74892%87%
Winter Haven, FL36,66941%18%
Milton, GA36,75566%35%
Hot Springs, AR36,71130%40%
Source: The Hot Springs, 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.