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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Jonesboro School District is an above average, public school district located in Jonesboro, AR. It has 6,186 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 36% of students are at least proficient in math and 39% in reading.
About Jonesboro School District...
Address
2506 Southwest Square
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Telephone
(870) 933-5800
Website

Jonesboro School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
39%
Percent Proficient - Math
36%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1200
11 responses
Average ACT
24
202 responses

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
6,186
Free or Reduced Lunch
74.5%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,658
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.2%

Finances

Total Expenses
$56,973,000
Expenses Per Student
$9,491/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    55%
  • Support Services
    39%
  • Other
    6%

Jonesboro School District Reviews

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My experience at Jonesboro School District was amazing. I received so many wonderful learning opportunities through them, I was able to get involved in several clubs and activities and I was even able to work on my leadership skills and communication skills. While attending the Jonesboro School District, I grew to love my classes, peers and facilitators. Something I loved about Jonesboro school district would be taking AP classes which could help you to challenge yourself, many competitive events, wonderful resources and role models and also having different people to believe in you and help you to succeed. Something I want to see improved is ACT in the classroom, maybe as a study hall or something instead of as a bellringer or weekend thing( in high school). Other than that, I had an amazing experience with this school district.
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They have awesome choices for elementary schools that have their own theme. So not only do the teach the children their curriculum, they also get to participate and learn about what ever theme their school is. Examples are health wellness and environmental studies, math and science, visual and performing arts, or micro Society. The middle schools are both great schools. They help the children prepare for high school and help them to start think about what they need to focus on for college. The high school gives the young adults/ teens a great opportunity for studies and even skills for their future. They offer a variety of courses in Tech center to get them started on their dream jobs. They have an awesome athletics program with several state championships under their belt. The Jonesboro public schools give your child a good quality education.
Hi. My name is Lauren Tucker. I am currently enrolled at ASUN in Jonesboro Arkansas. The environment here has always been great to me. Everyone is so friendly, they will be there anytime you need help finding a class or getting your schedules. But likewise, I would recommend taking college courses at ASUN in Jonesboro Arkansas because of there intelligent and respect, cheaper than most colleges, and has great programs to choose from. Thank you.