Mountain Home school information

IndexMountain HomeArkansasNational
Average Test Scores28%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:114:116:1
Total public schools786079,221
Total private schools216524,874
Total post-secondary schools2987,963
The Mountain Home, AR educational system consists of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Mountain Home public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 1% lower than than the Arkansas average and 44% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mountain Home public schools is 18:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.8% have completed high school, 19.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mountain Home are 44% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Mountain Home.
  • 83.2% of people in Mountain Home have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.8% of people in Mountain Home have completed high school.
  • 19.8% of people in Mountain Home have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mountain Home

IndexMountain HomeArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school81.8%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college58.3%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.4%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.8%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

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

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Bakersfield, MO27756%13%
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Cotter, AR99040%19%
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Calico Rock, AR1,71427%45%
Mountain Home, AR12,31228%44%

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Mountain Home, AR12,31228%44%
Source: The Mountain Home, 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.