Jonesboro school information

IndexJonesboroGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores26%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools202,16479,221
Total private schools151524,874
Total post-secondary schools21927,963
The Jonesboro, GA educational system consists of 20 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Jonesboro public schools have average test scores of 26% which is 27% lower than than the Georgia average and 48% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jonesboro public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 69.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 68.3% have completed high school, 15.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jonesboro are 48% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Jonesboro.
  • 69.5% of people in Jonesboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.3% of people in Jonesboro have completed high school.
  • 15.9% of people in Jonesboro have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jonesboro

IndexJonesboroGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade69.5%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school68.3%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college40.2%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.9%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Peachtree City, GA34,98867%36%
Fayetteville, GA16,78049%1%
Senoia, GA3,88942%15%
Tyrone, GA7,12141%17%
McDonough, GA23,08638%24%
Jonesboro, GA4,67126%48%

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La Grange, TX4,67377%56%
Marienville, PA4,67347%4%
Mountain Grove, MO4,66843%13%
Newton Falls, OH4,66872%46%
Polson, MT4,67447%5%
Jonesboro, GA4,67126%48%
Source: The Jonesboro, GA 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.