Ward school information

IndexWardArkansasNational
Average Test Scores31%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools186079,221
Total private schoolsn/a16524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a987,963
The Ward, AR educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Ward public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 9% higher than than the Arkansas average and 38% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ward public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.2% 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 Ward are 38% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Ward.
  • 80.2% of people in Ward have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.2% of people in Ward have completed high school.
  • 16.7% of people in Ward have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ward

IndexWardArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade80.2%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.2%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college48.2%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.5%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters1.3%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 Ward (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mount Vernon, AR13845%10%
Enola, AR31642%15%
Cabot, AR25,40735%29%
Vilonia, AR4,29835%29%
Beebe, AR7,95230%39%
Ward, AR4,60831%38%

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Pittsburg, TX4,60881%64%
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Ward, AR4,60831%38%
Source: The Ward, 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.