1804 Hillcrest Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Visual & Performing Art Magnet serves 683 students in grades 1-6.
Visual & Performing Art Magnet placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 1-6
  • Students: 683 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Visual & Performing Art Magnet's student population of 683 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 1-6
Total Students
683 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Visual & Performing Art Magnet is ranked within the top 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Visual & Performing Art Magnet is 0.67, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#434 out of 998 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
16%
14%
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Black
42%
20%
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White
37%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
9%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 1-6
  • Students: 683 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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