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Avg. test scores 71%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 2%

Jonesboro school information

IndexJonesboroArkansasNational
Average Test Scores29%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools2386079,221
Total private schools516524,874
Total post-secondary schools2987,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Jonesboro are 40% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Jonesboro
  • 83.6% of people in Jonesboro have completed 8th grade
  • 82.2% of people in Jonesboro have completed high school
  • 29.6% of people in Jonesboro have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Jonesboro

      IndexJonesboroArkansasNational
      Completed 8th grade83.6%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school82.2%79.0%83.0%
      Completed some college58.4%50.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree36.0%27.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors29.6%21.5%30.3%
      Completed masters11.3%7.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.5%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.8%0.9%1.3%

      Jonesboro, AR School Districts

      • Jonesboro Public Schools
      • Nettleton School District
      • Valley View School District
      • Westside Consolidated School District

      There are a total of 23 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Jonesboro. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jonesboro, AR schools is 29%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Jonesboro, AR, an average of 83.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.2% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lake City, AR2,57034%32%
      Brookland, AR2,71732%34%
      Bay, AR1,95631%38%
      Paragould, AR27,52124%51%
      Trumann, AR7,14322%55%
      Jonesboro, AR72,63829%40%

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      Jonesboro, AR72,63829%40%
      Source: The Jonesboro, 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.