East Jones Elementary School

108 Northeast Drive
Laurel, MS 39443
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
East Jones Elementary School serves 862 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
East Jones Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

East Jones Elementary School's student population of 862 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students862 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

East Jones Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of East Jones Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#353 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
16%
48%
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White
69%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.500.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJones County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to East Jones Elementary School is Northeast Jones High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glade Elementary School (4.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Laurel Northeast Jones High School Math: 46% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,139 student
    0.2 miles
    68 Northeast Drive
    Laurel, MS 39443
    (601) 425-2347
    0.2 7-12 1,139
  • Laurel Glade Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 410 students
    4.1 miles
    990 Highway 15 South
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 428-4265
    4.1 K-6 410
  • Laurel Nora Davis Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    4.3 miles
    1305 Martin Luther King Drive
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 428-7782
    4.3 PK-5 367
  • Laurel Jones County Learning Center Alternative School

    5.3 miles
    923-b Sawmill Road
    Laurel, MS 39441
    (601) 649-8080
    5.3 n/a n/a
  • Laurel Laurel High School Math: 4% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 809 students
    5.5 miles
    1100 W 12th Street
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 649-4145
    5.5 9-12 809

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