Jonesboro School District

All
(11)
All
(11)
 
High
(4)
High
(4)
 
Middle
(3)
Middle
(3)
 
Elementary
(5)
Elementary
(5)
 
Pre-K
(2)
Pre-K
(2)
 
Charter
(1)
Charter
(1)
 
  • For the 2020 school year, there are 11 top public schools in Jonesboro School District, serving 6,276 students.
  • Public school in Jonesboro School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus Arkansas public schools average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus Arkansas public schools average of 53%). Their average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is International Studies Magnet, with 72% math proficiency and 70% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in Arkansas or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black) , which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameJonesboro School District
School District Websitehttp://www.jps.k12.ar.us
School District Phone Number(870)933-5800
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12

Jonesboro School District (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | AR School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Jonesboro The Academies At Jonesboro High School Charter School
    Math: 18% / Reading: 39% | Bottom 50%
    301 Hurricane Dr
    Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (870)933-5881

    Grades: 10-12 | 1190 students
  • Jonesboro Annie Camp Junior High School Math: 29% / Reading: 44% | Bottom 50%
    1814 W Nettleton Ave
    Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (870)933-5820

    Grades: 7-9 | 663 students
  • Jonesboro Douglas Macarthur Junior High School Math: 38% / Reading: 43% | Bottom 50%
    1615 Wilkins Ave
    Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (870)933-5840

    Grades: 7-9 | 670 students
  • Jonesboro Early Childhood Learning Center
    1307 Flint St
    Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (870)933-5876

    Grades: PK | 312 students
  • Jonesboro Health/wellness Envi Magnet Math: 49% / Reading: 38% | Bottom 50%
    1001 Rosemond Ave
    Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (870)933-5850

    Grades: 1-6 | 642 students
  • Jonesboro International Studies Magnet Math: 72% / Reading: 70% | Top 10%
    1218 Cobb St
    Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (870)933-5825

    Grades: 1-6 | 466 students
  • Jonesboro Jonesboro Vocational Center Vocational School
    1727 S Main St
    Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (870)933-5891

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Jonesboro Kindergarten Center
    618 W Nettleton Ave
    Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (870)933-5835

    Grades: K | 519 students
  • Jonesboro Math & Science Magnet School Math: 42% / Reading: 33% | Bottom 50%
    213 E Thomas Green Rd
    Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (870)933-5845

    Grades: 1-7 | 608 students
  • Jonesboro Microsociety Magnet School Math: 28% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    1110 W Washington Ave
    Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (870)933-5855

    Grades: 1-6 | 517 students
  • Jonesboro Visual & Performing Art Magnet Math: 56% / Reading: 47% | Top 50%
    1804 Hillcrest Dr
    Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (870)933-5830

    Grades: 1-6 | 689 students
2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
# of Schools11 Schools1,125 Schools
# of Students6,276 Students497,450 Students
# of Teachers392 Teachers36,205 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1

District Comparison

  • Jonesboro School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 261 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
53%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jonesboro   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.650.57
# of American Indian Students9 Students3,125 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students33 Students8,052 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students857 Students62,900 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
13%
# of Black Students2,768 Students102,712 Students
% Black Students
44%
21%
# of White Students2,360 Students305,304 Students
% White Students
38%
61%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students3,679 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students246 Students11,680 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:31216,216
# of Students in Kindergarten:51336,963
# of Students in 1st Grade:48137,307
# of Students in 2nd Grade:50337,815
# of Students in 3rd Grade:54238,650
# of Students in 4th Grade:48938,686
# of Students in 5th Grade:43936,441
# of Students in 6th Grade:46536,769
# of Students in 7th Grade:42037,175
# of Students in 8th Grade:46536,992
# of Students in 9th Grade:45038,676
# of Students in 10th Grade:45737,156
# of Students in 11th Grade:38435,294
# of Students in 12th Grade:34733,085
# of Ungraded Students:9225

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,240 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,338. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,495 is less than the state average of $10,931. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$53 MM$9 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jonesboro   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$54 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Jonesboro   School District and average spending for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,240$10,338
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jonesboro   School District and average revenue per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,495$10,931
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jonesboro   School District and average spending per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Recent Articles
As public schools in the United States continue to increase in their racial, ethnic, economic, and religious diversity, some districts need to rethink their holiday celebrations in a manner that is inclusive and respectful of all people.
As schools around the country close for two weeks or more, parents find themselves asking some tough questions. Read on to learn about the current and future impact of COVID-19 on students in public schools.
Every child learns differently and it’s a teacher’s job to meet students where they are and guide them through the learning process. Scaffolding is a teaching tool that helps students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn independently.