Jonesboro school information

Average Test Scores50%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools51,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Jonesboro, LA educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jonesboro public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 22% lower than than the Louisiana average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jonesboro public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 64.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 61.1% have completed high school, 8.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jonesboro are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Jonesboro.
  • 64.3% of people in Jonesboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 61.1% of people in Jonesboro have completed high school.
  • 8.8% of people in Jonesboro have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jonesboro

Completed 8th grade64.3%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school61.1%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college29.1%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.1%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.8%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dodson, LA43372%46%
Goldonna, LA39572%46%
Quitman, LA15661%24%
Jonesboro, LA4,62350%1%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dacono, CO4,62365%31%
Barnwell, SC4,62343%13%
Lexington, MO4,62051%4%
Peppermill Village, MD4,6207%87%
Buffalo, WY4,61952%6%
Jonesboro, LA4,62350%1%
Source: The Jonesboro, LA 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.