Math & Science Magnet School

213 East Thomas Green Rd

Jonesboro, AR 72401-8330

Tel: (870)933-5845
Grades: 1-8

527 students

Math & Science Magnet School serves 527 students in grades 1-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Math & Science Magnet School operates within the Jonesboro School District.

Overview

The student population of 527 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 1-8
Total Students 527 students
Math & Science Magnet School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Math & Science Magnet School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Math & Science Magnet School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Hispanic
14%
10%
Black
53%
22%
White
30%
64%
All Ethnic Groups Math & Science Magnet School Sch Ethnicity Math & Science Magnet School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.30
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
86%
52%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,612 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Jonesboro School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 5,612 938
Jonesboro   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $9 MM
Jonesboro   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $50 MM $10 MM
Jonesboro   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,352 $9,870
Jonesboro   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,455 $10,243
Jonesboro   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jonesboro High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Douglas Macarthur Junior High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Microsociety Magnet School (3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • JonesboroMicrosociety Magnet School
    Magnet School
    1110 West Washington Ave
    JonesboroAR 72401
    (870)933-5855
    Magnet School

    3 mi | 479 students | Gr. 1-6                      
  • JonesboroInternational Studies Magnet Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1218 Cobb St
    JonesboroAR 72401
    (870)933-5825
    Magnet School

    3.3 mi | 417 students | Gr. 1-6                      
  • JonesboroEarly Childhood Learning Center
    1307 Flint St
    JonesboroAR 72401
    (870)933-5876
    3.4 mi | 174 students | Gr. PK                      
  • JonesboroUniversity Hgts. Elementary School
    300 Bowling Ln
    JonesboroAR 72401
    (870)910-7823
    3.5 mi | 435 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • JonesboroKindergarten Center
    618 West Nettleton Ave
    JonesboroAR 72401
    (870)933-5835
    3.5 mi | 484 students | Gr. KG                      

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Did You Know?
Jonesboro, AR public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.45, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Jonesboro is Kindergarten Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.