Jonesboro-hodge Middle School

440 Old Winnfield Hwy,

Jonesboro, LA, 71251

Tel: (318)259-6611
Grades: 5-8

308 students

Jonesboro-hodge Middle School serves 308 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Jonesboro-hodge Middle School operates within the Jackson Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 308 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 308 students
Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Asian (2001-2011)
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Hispanic (2006-2010)
Black
70%
48%
Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Black (1990-2012)
White
28%
45%
Jonesboro-hodge Middle School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Sch Ethnicity Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.44 0.57
Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
77%
61%
Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Jonesboro-hodge Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,661 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name Jackson Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
6
Number of Students Managed 2,661 1,938
Jackson Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $33 MM
Jackson Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $33 MM
Jackson Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,112 $14,187
Jackson Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,888 $14,076
Jackson Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jonesboro-hodge High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Weston High School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southside Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jonesboro Southside Elementary School
    2105 South Polk St
    Jonesboro , LA , 71251
    (318)259-4489
    0.7  mi  |  424  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Jonesboro Jonesboro-hodge High School
    225 Pershing Hwy
    Jonesboro , LA , 71251
    (318)259-4138
    0.9  mi  |  271  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jonesboro Weston High School
    213 Hwy 505
    Jonesboro , LA , 71251
    (318)259-7313
    5.9  mi  |  611  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Quitman Quitman High School
    181 Wolverine Dr
    Quitman , LA , 71268
    (318)259-2698
    7.6  mi  |  651  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Dodson Dodson High School
    305 Jones St
    Dodson , LA , 71422
    (318)628-2172
    11.4  mi  |  332  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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