PROFICIENCY 30% 6% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%JONESBORO SCHOOL DISTRICT
29%Jonesboro
28%Arkansas

Douglas Macarthur Jhs is a school servicing grades 7 to 9 and is located in the district of "JONESBORO SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Jonesboro, AR. There are a total of 647 students and 41 teachers at Douglas Macarthur Jhs, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 387 free lunch students and 58 reduced lunch students.

Douglas Macarthur Jhs has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 6% higher than the Arkansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students647
Teachers40.7
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch387
Reduced lunch58

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Douglas Macarthur Jhs, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All27%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
725-29%
815-19%
High School35-39%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All32%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
730-34%
830-34%
High School30-34%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Douglas Macarthur Jhs race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArkansasNational
White 42.0% 42.5% 64.2% 51.1%
Black 45.0% 43.4% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.3% 0.6% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.6% 10.6% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 2.5% 1.9% 3.1%

Jonesboro demographics profile

StatisticJonesboroArkansasNational
Population72,6383,017,825328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9055891
Median age32.437.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%58%55%
Speak English93%93%79%
Speak Spanish5%5%13%

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%
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Source: The Douglas Macarthur Jhs data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.