Statistics

Enrollment (2015-2016 school year)

  Jonesboro Nettleton Valley View
Kindergarten 500 262 206
Grades 1 - 6 2,911 1,642 1,279
Grades 7 - 9 1,359 749 631
Grades 10 - 12 1,140 653 592

Source: ADE, Enrollment by Grade, September 2016

High School Graduates

  Jonesboro Nettleton Valley View
2015 338 218 176
2014 305 204 150
2013 327 204 165
2012 323 189 137
2011 279 205 149

Source: ADE Data Center, Graduates by District, September 2016

School District Drop-Out Rate

Jonesboro Nettleton Valley View
2.39% 0.57% 0.86%

Source: ADE; School Report Card 2014-2015; updated September 2016

Graduates Seeking Higher Levels of Education

  Jonesboro Nettleton Valley View
2009-2010 74.3% 72.2% 85.5%
2008-2009 71.4% 71.8% 76.2%
2007-2008 70.9% 73.5% 73.7%
2006-2007 75.2% 73.8% 84.3%

Source: Arkansas Research Center, December 8, 2011

ACT Scores

  Jonesboro Nettleton Valley View State average
2014-2015 21.60 20.41 23.23 20.79
2013-2014 21.45 21.13 23.02 21.24
2012-2013 21.80 21.93 22.44 21.31
2011-2012 21.40 21.30 22.60 20.30
2010-2011 21.10 21.60 23.00 19.90

Source: ADE School Report Card 2014-2015, September 2016

Percentage of Students taking ACT Test (2010-2011)

Jonesboro Nettleton Valley View
69.7% 72.5% 84.9%

Source: ADE School Report Card 2010-2011

Educational Attainment

Jonesboro

 

2016 Population 25+

Age 25+ Population 47,131
Less than 9th Grade 4.1%
9th - 12th Grade, No Diploma 6.8%
High School Graduate 23.8%
GED/Alternative Credential 5.2%
Some College, No Degree 23.9%
Associate Degree 6.4%
Bachelor's Degree 18.3%
Graduate/Professional Degree 11.4%

Craighead County

 

2016 Population 25+

Age 25+ Population 69,530
Less than 9th Grade 4.5%
9th - 12th Grade, No Diploma 7.7%
High School Graduate 26.3%
GED/Alternative Credential 6.0%
Some College, No Degree 23.4%
Associate Degree 6.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.1%
Graduate/Professional Degree 9.6%

Jonesboro MSA

 

2016 Population 25+

Age 25+ Population 86,680
Less than 9th Grade 5.5%
9th - 12th Grade, No Diploma 8.8%
High School Graduate 27.9%
GED/Alternative Credential 6.5%
Some College, No Degree 23.0%
Associate Degree 6.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.2%
Graduate/Professional Degree 8.1%
 

Jonesboro Labor Market Area

 

2016 Population 25+

Age 25+ Population 274,214
Less than 9th Grade 6.9%
9th - 12th Grade, No Diploma 10.6%
High School Graduate 31.2%
GED/Alternative Credential 7.7%
Some College, No Degree 21.4%
Associate Degree 6.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.3%
Graduate/Professional Degree 5.8%

Source:  ESRI Community Analyst, September 2016