Jackson County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 987 students in Jackson County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Jackson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Jackson County School District are Swifton Middle School, Tuckerman Elementary School and Tuckerman High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Jackson County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Jackson County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Jackson County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
987 Students
494,601 Students
# Teachers
71 Teachers
35,691 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Jackson County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 256 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#22 out of 260 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jackson County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jackson County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jackson County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jackson County   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.16
0.58
# American Indian Students
5 Students
3,128 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
8,059 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
13 Students
64,752 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
13%
# Black Students
58 Students
101,003 Students
% Black Students
6%
20%
# White Students
903 Students
300,864 Students
% White Students
91%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,013 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
12,770 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
98
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
75
36,885
# Students in 1st Grade:
84
36,736
# Students in 2nd Grade:
68
36,547
# Students in 3rd Grade:
78
37,423
# Students in 4th Grade:
59
38,739
# Students in 5th Grade:
56
38,799
# Students in 6th Grade:
65
36,316
# Students in 7th Grade:
75
36,351
# Students in 8th Grade:
82
36,534
# Students in 9th Grade:
58
37,659
# Students in 10th Grade:
64
37,160
# Students in 11th Grade:
59
35,335
# Students in 12th Grade:
66
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
-
286

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,248 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,197. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,249 is less than the state median of $11,250. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jackson County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$9 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Jackson County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,248
$11,197
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jackson County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,249
$11,250
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jackson County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Jackson County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Swifton Middle School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 Ashley
Swifton, AR 72471
(870) 485-2336
Grades: 5-7
| 196 students
Rank: #22.
Tuckerman Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 N Dowell St
Tuckerman, AR 72473
(870) 349-2312
Grades: PK-4
| 462 students
Rank: #33.
Tuckerman High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 N Dowell St
Tuckerman, AR 72473
(870) 349-2657
Grades: 8-12
| 329 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 987 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.16

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