Avg. test scores 0%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 54%

West Memphis school information

IndexWest MemphisArkansasNational
Average Test Scoresn/an/a48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools1386079,221
Total private schools316524,874
Total post-secondary schools2987,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in West Memphis are equal to the national average
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in West Memphis
  • 77.2% of people in West Memphis have completed 8th grade
  • 75.3% of people in West Memphis have completed high school
  • 13.9% of people in West Memphis have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in West Memphis

      IndexWest MemphisArkansasNational
      Completed 8th grade77.2%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school75.3%79.0%83.0%
      Completed some college41.8%50.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree19.9%27.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors13.9%21.5%30.3%
      Completed masters3.7%7.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.3%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

      West Memphis, AR School Districts

      • Marion School District
      • West Memphis School District

      There are a total of 13 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in West Memphis. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for West Memphis, AR schools is n/a. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In West Memphis, AR, an average of 77.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Walls, MS1,32650%5%
      Southaven, MS51,81650%4%
      Horn Lake, MS26,78532%34%
      Memphis, TN655,85721%57%
      West Memphis, AR25,411n/a 

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      Clinton, MS25,41160%24%
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      South Portland, ME25,39749%1%
      Ridgewood, NJ25,43081%69%
      Shirley, NY25,43237%23%
      West Memphis, AR25,411n/a 
      Source: The West Memphis, 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.