Jonesboro’s nationally recognized educational systems and industry-led training resources develop our current and future workforce, and fuel business growth.

Arkansas State UniversityThe heartbeat of Jonesboro is A-State, a doctoral granting university that provides high quality programs, research opportunities and major public-private partnerships that drive economic development.

NYIT College of Ostepathic MedicineLocated on the campus of Arkansas State University, the medical school adds a robust pipeline of talent and professional resources, and positively impacts health outcomes in the region. 

Award Winning Public School DistrictsJonesboro is served by five excellent primary and secondary school systems – Brookland School District, Jonesboro School District, Nettleton School District, Valley View School District, and Westside School District – all of which have won state and national awards. 

Well Supported Private SchoolsJonesboro’s private schools are Blessed Sacrament and Ridgefield Christian School. 

Workforce Development LeaderJonesboro, a certified ACT Work Ready Community, has been recognized as a leader in workforce development, achieved through the collaboration of industry and educators.

Public Schools

Brookland Public Schools
Mascot: The Bearcats
200 West School Street Brookland, AR 72417
Phone Number 870-932-2080
Jonesboro Public Schools
Mascot: The Hurricane
2506 Southwest Circle Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone Number 870-933-5800
Nettleton Public Schools
Mascot: The Raiders
3300 One Place Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone Number 870-910-7800 
Valley View Public Schools
Mascot: The Blazers
2131 Valley View Drive Jonesboro, AR 72404
Phone Number 870-935-6200 
Westside Public Schools
Mascot: The Warriors
1630 Arkansas 91 West Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone Number 870-935-7503 


Blessed Sacrament Catholic School
1105 E. Highland Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone Number 870-932-3684
Ridgefield Christian Academy
3824 Casey Springs Road Jonesboro, AR 72404
Phone Number 870-932-7540


Arkansas State University-Newport
Jonesboro, Newport & Marked Tree Campuses
Phone Number 870-512-7850
Black River Technical College
Paragould & Pocahontas Campuses
Phone Number 870-239-0969
NEA Career & Tech Center
1727 S. Main St. Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone Number 870-933-5891

Colleges and Universities

Arkansas State University
Mascot: The Red Wolves
2105 East Aggie Road Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone Number 870-972-2100
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Wilson Hall at Arkansas State University 2405 Aggie Road Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone Number 870-972-2786