Jonesboro school information

Average Test Scores30%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio35:118:116:1
Total public schools13,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Jonesboro, IL educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jonesboro public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 6% lower than than the Illinois average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jonesboro public schools is 35:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.4% have completed high school, 14.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jonesboro are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Jonesboro.
  • 79.2% of people in Jonesboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.4% of people in Jonesboro have completed high school.
  • 14.5% of people in Jonesboro have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jonesboro

Completed 8th grade79.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school76.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.7%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.0%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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Jonesboro, IL2,00530%40%

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Jonesboro, IL2,00530%40%
Source: The Jonesboro, IL 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.