The Academies At Jonesboro High School

301 Hurricane Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
The Academies At Jonesboro High School serves 1,310 students in grades 10-12.
The Academies At Jonesboro High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 1,310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

The Academies At Jonesboro High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

The Academies At Jonesboro High School's student population of 1,310 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,310 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
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School Rankings

The Academies At Jonesboro High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of The Academies At Jonesboro High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#798 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
14%
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Black
45%
20%
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White
35%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Graduation Rate
87%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Academies At Jonesboro High School's ranking?
The Academies At Jonesboro High School is ranked #798 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are The Academies At Jonesboro High School often compared to?
The Academies At Jonesboro High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Nettleton High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of The Academies At Jonesboro High School?
The graduation rate of The Academies At Jonesboro High School is 87%, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend The Academies At Jonesboro High School?
1,310 students attend The Academies At Jonesboro High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of The Academies At Jonesboro High School students are Black, 35% of students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of The Academies At Jonesboro High School?
The Academies At Jonesboro High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does The Academies At Jonesboro High School offer ?
The Academies At Jonesboro High School offers enrollment in grades 10-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is The Academies At Jonesboro High School part of?
The Academies At Jonesboro High School is part of Jonesboro School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of Women's History Month
March 01, 2024 (Friday)
Spring Break
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Senior's Last Day
April 26, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 1,310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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