Nettleton School District

2616 Progress Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Nettleton 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,623 students in Nettleton School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Nettleton School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
3,623 Students
489,675 Students
# Teachers
276 Teachers
38,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Nettleton School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 257 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
#209 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Nettleton   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
21%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nettleton   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 2020-21 school year data.
24%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nettleton   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 2020-21 school year data.
88%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Nettleton   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.64
0.59
# American Indian Students
6 Students
2,870 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
44 Students
8,475 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
390 Students
68,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
14%
# Black Students
1,818 Students
95,933 Students
% Black Students
50%
20%
# White Students
1,148 Students
290,733 Students
% White Students
32%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
4,864 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
214 Students
18,769 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
69
15,704
# Students in K Grade:
324
36,660
# Students in 1st Grade:
279
35,482
# Students in 2nd Grade:
328
35,402
# Students in 3rd Grade:
265
35,604
# Students in 4th Grade:
289
35,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
254
35,752
# Students in 6th Grade:
264
36,543
# Students in 7th Grade:
274
38,047
# Students in 8th Grade:
272
38,816
# Students in 9th Grade:
275
40,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
261
36,411
# Students in 11th Grade:
220
35,190
# Students in 12th Grade:
248
33,165
# Ungraded Students:
1
263

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,235 is higher than the state median of $13,010. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,088 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$48 MM
$6,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Nettleton   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$40 MM
$6,327 MM
This chart display total spending of Nettleton   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,235
$13,010
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nettleton   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,088
$12,922
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nettleton   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Nettleton School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nettleton Steam School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3801 Vera St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 910-7809
Grades: 3-6
| 298 students
Rank: #22.
Nettleton Junior High School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4208 Chieftain Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 910-7819
Grades: 7-8
| 546 students
Rank: #33.
University Heights School Of Medical Arts
(Math: 24% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3901 Aggie Rd
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 366-4700
Grades: 3-6
| 361 students
Rank: #44.
Nettleton High School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 Chieftain Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 910-7805
Grades: 9-12
| 1,005 students
Rank: #55.
Fox Meadow School Of Creative Media
(Math: 19% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2309 Fox Meadow Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870) 910-7812
Grades: 3-6
| 413 students
Rank: n/an/a
2305 Fox Meadow Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870) 910-7817
Grades: PK-2
| 495 students
Rank: n/an/a
300 Bowling Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 910-7823
Grades: PK-2
| 505 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Nettleton School District?
Nettleton School District manages 7 public schools serving 3,623 students.
What is the rank of Nettleton School District?
Nettleton School District is ranked #211 out of 257 school districts in Arkansas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Arkansas school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Nettleton School District?
50% of Nettleton School District students are Black, 32% of students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Nettleton School District?
Nettleton School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What is Nettleton School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,088 is less than the state median of $12,922. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,623 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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