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Avg. test scores 74%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 28%

Little Rock school information

IndexLittle RockArkansasNational
Average Test Scores26%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools6486079,221
Total private schools2816524,874
Total post-secondary schools16987,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Little Rock are 46% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 64 public schools in Little Rock
  • 88.3% of people in Little Rock have completed 8th grade
  • 87.6% of people in Little Rock have completed high school
  • 38.9% of people in Little Rock have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Little Rock

      IndexLittle RockArkansasNational
      Completed 8th grade88.3%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school87.6%79.0%83.0%
      Completed some college67.3%50.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree44.2%27.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors38.9%21.5%30.3%
      Completed masters15.4%7.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.1%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.5%0.9%1.3%

      Little Rock, AR School Districts

      • Little Rock School District
      • Pulaski County Special School District

      There are a total of 64 public schools, 28 private schools and 16 post-secondary schools in Little Rock. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Little Rock, AR schools is 26%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Little Rock, AR, an average of 88.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cammack Village, AR96952%6%
      Bryant, AR19,52941%17%
      Shannon Hills, AR3,61436%28%
      Maumelle, AR17,79531%36%
      East End, AR7,14831%37%
      Little Rock, AR197,64026%46%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Amarillo, TX197,57075%53%
      Glendale, CA197,89552%6%
      Augusta, GA196,78422%56%
      Akron, OH198,50857%15%
      Shreveport, LA198,57152%6%
      Little Rock, AR197,64026%46%
      Source: The Little Rock, AR 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.