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Avg. test scores 74%
High school dipl. 18%
Bachelors degree 47%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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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Compare Jonesboro, GA Schools

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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%

      Jonesboro, GA School Districts

      • Clayton County School District

      There are a total of 20 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Jonesboro. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jonesboro, GA schools is 26%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Jonesboro, GA, an average of 69.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 68.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Marienville, PA4,67347%4%
      La Grange, TX4,67377%56%
      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.