About This School
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Visual & Performing Art Magnet School did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Arkansas in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Visual & Performing Art Magnet School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Visual & Performing Art Magnet School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Arkansas average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Visual & Performing Art Magnet School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Concordia Christian Academy 0.7 miles||n/a|
|Montessori School Of Jonesboro 0.9 miles||n/a|
|International Studies Magnet School 1 miles|
|Blessed Sacrament School 1.3 miles||n/a|
|Health/Wellness Envi Magnet School 1.7 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 665
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Visual & Performing Art Magnet School had 68% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Arkansas had 60% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Jonesboro School District District Spending
In 2011, Visual & Performing Art Magnet School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Arkansas average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Jonesboro School District
About the Benchmark
What is it?
The Benchmark Exams are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in math and literacy grades 3 through 8. In grade 11 students are assessed in literacy.
How is it Scored?
Students are scored at four levels: below basic, basic, proficient and advanced. The goal is for a student to score at either the proficient or advanced level.