Arkansas State University. The heartbeat of Jonesboro is A-State, a Tier-1 ranked university that provides high-quality academic programs and research opportunities and drives economic development. Award Winning Public School Districts. Jonesboro boasts three excellent primary and secondary school systems – Jonesboro School District, Nettleton School District, and Valley View School District – all of which have won state and national awards. Well Supported Private Schools. Jonesboro’s three private schools are Blessed Sacrament, Concordia Christian Academy, and Ridgefield Christian School. Workforce Development Leader. Jonesboro has been recognized as a leader in workforce development, achieved through the collaboration of industry and educators.
Jonesboro’s nationally recognized educational systems and industry-led training resources develop our current and future workforce, and fuel business growth.