Walnut Ridge school information

IndexWalnut RidgeArkansasNational
Average Test Scores22%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools286079,221
Total private schoolsn/a16524,874
Total post-secondary schools1987,963
The Walnut Ridge, AR educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Walnut Ridge public schools have average test scores of 22% which is 22% lower than than the Arkansas average and 56% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Walnut Ridge public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.7% have completed high school, 16.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Walnut Ridge are 56% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Walnut Ridge.
  • 76.5% of people in Walnut Ridge have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.7% of people in Walnut Ridge have completed high school.
  • 16.7% of people in Walnut Ridge have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Walnut Ridge

IndexWalnut RidgeArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade76.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school75.7%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college45.1%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.6%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pocahontas, AR6,47031%36%
Hoxie, AR2,70424%51%
Imboden, AR62218%64%
Walnut Ridge, AR4,72322%56%

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Vandercook Lake, MI4,72334%31%
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Meadows Place, TX4,72184%71%
Houlton, ME4,72541%16%
Walnut Ridge, AR4,72322%56%
Source: The Walnut Ridge, 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.