John S Jones Elementary School

Tel: (256)442-2900
Grades: KG-5

774 students

John S Jones Elementary School serves 774 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
John S Jones Elementary School operates within the Etowah County School District.

Overview

The student population of 774 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 774 students
John S Jones Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
John S Jones Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade John S Jones Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 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 15:1 15:1
John S Jones Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
John S Jones Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
2%
5%
John S Jones Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
8%
35%
John S Jones Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
84%
58%
John S Jones Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups John S Jones Elementary School Sch Ethnicity John S Jones Elementary 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.
0.29 0.31
John S Jones Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
40%
51%
John S Jones Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
11%
7%
John S Jones Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,284 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Etowah County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 9,284 3,032
Etowah County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $83 MM $29 MM
Etowah County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $85 MM $31 MM
Etowah County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,043 $9,620
Etowah County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,214 $10,180
Etowah County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Etowah Co Spec Ed Learning Center (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Rainbow Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Etowah Co Spec Ed Learning Center (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rainbow City Rainbow Middle School
    454 Lumbley Rd
    Rainbow City , AL 35906
    (256)442-1095
    0.1  mi  |  735  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Rainbow City Etowah Co Spec Ed Learning Center
    Special Education School
    209a Grand Ave West
    Rainbow City , AL 35906
    (256)442-1050
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Southside Southside High School
    2150 Hwy 77
    Southside , AL 35907
    (256)442-2172
    2.8  mi  |  821  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Gadsden Eura Brown Elementary School
    1231 Alcott Rd
    Gadsden , AL 35901
    (256)546-0011
    2.8  mi  |  424  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Southside Southside Elementary School
    2551 Hwy 77
    Southside , AL 35907
    (256)442-1090
    3  mi  |  624  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 17, 2015 - We are from an ethnic back ground so the kids are mixed. they give us a hard time to enroll the kids. We have to get affidavits from City hall and are reminded repeatedly that we have to live in RBC area in order to enroll the kids there. As if i am already being accused of being deceptive. Believe me, i have never been made to feel as uncomfortable and unwanted as they made me feel. i really wish i lived in a different district just so i would not have to be treated so unprofessionally by the front office people at John Jones elementary in Rainbow city, al. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended December 19, 2014 - I like john jones that's because I go to john jones e. my teacher Mrs. Maroney is the best teacher in the world if you go to the after school program you get snack, homework, sometimes outside, and in the gym teachers at john jones work hard I now teachers at john jones that I seen have worked hard they do papers after school my teacher works until 7;00 my teacher is a hard worker also because she got four kids and they do basketball and she has a husband that works Mrs. Maroney is a hard worker! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Etowah County, AL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.27, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Etowah County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.