Microsociety Magnet School
10 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Microsociety Magnet School
Microsociety Magnet School is an innovative public school that focuses on hands-on learning and real-world problem solving. It is a project-based learning environment where students are encouraged to think critically and develop their own solutions to complex problems. The school is organized into small, self-governing societies, each of which is responsible for creating its own laws, currency, and business ventures. Students learn how to manage their own micro-economies, develop their own businesses, and make decisions that affect their entire community.
At Microsociety Magnet School, students are taught to think like entrepreneurs, developing creative solutions to real-world problems. They learn how to think independently and develop their own ideas through project-based learning. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as robotics, debate, and creative writing.
The school emphasizes the importance of collaboration and communication in problem solving. Students learn how to work together to create innovative solutions to complex problems. The school also focuses on developing leadership skills and fostering a sense of community.
Microsociety Magnet School is a unique learning environment that encourages students to think critically and develop their own solutions to real-world problems. The school is a great place for students to learn how to become leaders, innovators, and problem solvers.
1110 W Washington Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
1 – 6
Overview Microsociety Magnet School
Microsociety Magnet School serves 491 students in grades 1-6.
Microsociety Magnet School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).
Verdict on Microsociety Magnet School
Microsociety Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Microsociety Magnet School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.