Jonesboro School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 6,501 students in Jonesboro School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Jonesboro School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Jonesboro School District are International Studies Magnet, Visual & Performing Art Magnet and Health/wellness Envi Magnet. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Jonesboro School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Jonesboro 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
11 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
6,501 Students
494,601 Students
# Teachers
406 Teachers
35,691 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Jonesboro School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 87% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#185 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jonesboro   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jonesboro   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)
36%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jonesboro   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
87%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jonesboro   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.65
0.58
# American Indian Students
9 Students
3,128 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
33 Students
8,059 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
887 Students
64,752 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
13%
# Black Students
2,963 Students
101,003 Students
% Black Students
46%
20%
# White Students
2,335 Students
300,864 Students
% White Students
36%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
4,013 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
271 Students
12,770 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
292
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
496
36,885
# Students in 1st Grade:
519
36,736
# Students in 2nd Grade:
503
36,547
# Students in 3rd Grade:
519
37,423
# Students in 4th Grade:
548
38,739
# Students in 5th Grade:
501
38,799
# Students in 6th Grade:
443
36,316
# Students in 7th Grade:
473
36,351
# Students in 8th Grade:
441
36,534
# Students in 9th Grade:
476
37,659
# Students in 10th Grade:
448
37,160
# Students in 11th Grade:
468
35,335
# Students in 12th Grade:
357
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
17
286

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,467 is higher than the state median of $11,290. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,691 is higher than the state median of $11,153. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$75 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jonesboro   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$76 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Jonesboro   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,467
$11,290
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jonesboro   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,691
$11,153
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jonesboro   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Jonesboro School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
International Studies Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 59% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1218 Cobb St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5825
Grades: 1-6
| 498 students
Rank: #22.
Visual & Performing Art Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1804 Hillcrest Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5830
Grades: 1-6
| 697 students
Rank: #33.
Health/wellness Envi Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 49% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Rosemond Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5850
Grades: 1-6
| 655 students
Rank: #44.
Annie Camp Junior High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1814 W Nettleton Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5820
Grades: 7-9
| 689 students
Rank: #55.
Douglas Macarthur Junior High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1615 Wilkins Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5840
Grades: 7-9
| 701 students
Rank: #66.
The Academies At Jonesboro High School
Charter School
Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Hurricane Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5881
Grades: 10-12
| 1,275 students
Rank: #77.
Math & Science Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
213 E Thomas Green Rd
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5845
Grades: 1-6
| 631 students
Rank: #88.
Microsociety Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 21% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1110 W Washington Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5855
Grades: 1-6
| 555 students
1307 Flint St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5876
Grades: PK
| 292 students
Jonesboro Vocational Center
Vocational School
1727 S Main St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5891
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Kindergarten Center
618 W Nettleton Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 933-5835
Grades: K
| 508 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 6,501 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65

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