Jonesboro Elementary School

Jonesboro Elementary School serves 745 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Jonesboro Elementary School operates within the Bessemer City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 745 students has declined by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 745 students
Jonesboro Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jonesboro Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Jonesboro Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Jonesboro Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Jonesboro Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
4%
5%
Jonesboro Elementary School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
95%
34%
Jonesboro Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
1%
57%
Jonesboro Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.56
Jonesboro Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
82%
52%
Jonesboro Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
6%
Jonesboro Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Bessemer City School District's student population of 3,709 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,169 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Bessemer City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 3,709 3,026
Bessemer City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $41 MM n/a
Bessemer City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $56 MM n/a
Bessemer City School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,169 n/a
Bessemer City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,419 n/a
Bessemer City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Bessemer Center For Technical (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James A Davis Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westhills Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BessemerJames A Davis Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 954 students
    1 miles
    100 High School Dr
    BessemerAL 35020
    (205)432-3600
    16-8954
  • BessemerWesthills Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 359 students
    1.3 miles
    710 Glenn Rd
    BessemerAL 35022
    (205)432-3500
    1.3KG-5359
  • BessemerBessemer Center For TechnicalVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.5 miles
    4940 Premiere Parkway
    BessemerAL 35022
    (205)432-3785
    1.59-12n/a
  • BessemerJess Lanier High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 996 students
    1.6 miles
    4950 Premiere Parkway
    BessemerAL 35022
    (205)432-3700
    1.69-12996
  • BessemerNew Horizon Alternative SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 7-12
    1.7 miles
    1701 6th Ave North
    BessemerAL 35020
    (205)432-3036
    1.77-12n/a

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