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Jonesboro School District

GreatSchools Rating: 4 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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2506 Southwest Square
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Craighead County
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PH: (870) 933-5800

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 5612 students
  • 11 schools

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 Benchmark Exam Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Literacy
 70% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 59% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 79% in 2013.

Math
 81% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Literacy
 75% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 54% (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 85% in 2013.

Math
 80% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 59% (2007)
The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Science
 57% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 31% (2010)
 24% (2009)
The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

Literacy
 77% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 84% in 2013.

Math
 62% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Literacy
 62% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 55% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 73% in 2013.

Math
 71% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Science
 32% (2013)
 21% (2012)
 21% (2011)
 23% (2010)
 29% (2009)
The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

Literacy
 65% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 51% (2008)
 52% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 77% in 2013.

Math
 61% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Literacy
 71% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 77% in 2013.

Math
 63% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 47% (2007)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11

Literacy
 69% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Literacy was 70% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math.
  • The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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 End of Course Exam Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Algebra I
 73% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Algebra I was 77% in 2013.

Biology
 44% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 37% (2010)
 33% (2009)
The state average for Biology was 44% in 2013.

Geometry
 66% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 46% (2007)
The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

Source: AR Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Arkansas used the End of Course Exam to test high school students in algebra I, biology, and geometry.
  • The results for End of Course Exams administered in spring of each year are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The End of Course Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined by the state of Arkansas.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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