Jonesboro Elementary School

Jonesboro Elementary School serves 921 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% 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.

Overview

The student population of 921 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 921 students
Jonesboro Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Jonesboro Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Jonesboro Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Jonesboro Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Jonesboro Elementary School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
95%
34%
Jonesboro Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
3%
57%
Jonesboro Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Jonesboro Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.31
Jonesboro Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
85%
52%
Jonesboro Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
2%
6%
Jonesboro Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,068 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,810 is less than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,769 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 107% over four years.
School District Name Bessemer City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 4,068 2,979
Bessemer City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $29 MM
Bessemer City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $69 MM $31 MM
Bessemer City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,810 $9,620
Bessemer City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,769 $10,180
Bessemer City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    1224 Clarendon Ave
    BessemerAL 35020
    (205)432-3600
    1 mi | Gr. 7-9 | 618 students                      
  • BessemerWesthills Elementary School
    710 Glenn Rd
    BessemerAL 35022
    (205)432-3500
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 398 students                      
  • BessemerBessemer Center For Technical
    Vocational School
    50 High School Dr
    BessemerAL 35022
    (205)432-3785
    Vocational School

    1.5 mi | Gr. 8-12 | n/a students                      
  • BessemerJess Lanier High School
    100 High School Dr
    BessemerAL 35022
    (205)432-3700
    1.6 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 1017 students                      
  • BessemerNew Horizon Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1701 6th Ave North
    BessemerAL 35020
    (205)432-3036
    Alternative School

    1.7 mi | Gr. 7-12 | n/a students                      

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