Francis W. Jones Magnet Middle School
Francis W. Jones Magnet Middle School serves 685 students in grades 6-8.
Francis W. Jones Magnet Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 96% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: 6-8
- Students: 685 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 62%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in VA
- Math Proficiency: 96% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 89% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Francis W. Jones Magnet Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Francis W. Jones Magnet Middle School's student population of 685 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Francis W. Jones Magnet Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Francis W. Jones Magnet Middle School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#122 out of 1800 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
My Son William D. Rawles has attended Jones Magnet Since 6th Grade and is now in 8th Grade. All I heard were Great Comments about Jones and Am So Glad that He was Accepted There out of Zone. Jones has Awesome Teachers and Staff that Are Always Ready To Help In Any Way Needed. I am Excited about the Gifted, Spanish and Technology Business Programs that WIlliam is Enrolled In. Not To Mention That 2 of These Electives Are High School Credits. Safety Of Our Students Has Graduated To A Very Sophisticated Level As Well Which Makes Me Feel So Much At Ease. Thank You Jones Family!
This is the second year for my son, he doesn't like it. I told him they care and he needs to do better. They demand from the students and want them to do well.
They teach the same academics EVERY YEAR. There are lack of sports teams, and barley any fun extracurricular activities. Jones tends to lose on a academic and athletic involvements, because the training is not there. FAcilites ARE ABSOLUTLEY HORRIBLE. the bathrooms doors are pulled of and stink and faucets are broken along with the toliets. the parents do not involve themselves with school activities because there are really none and the parents dont like Jones. THE FOOD IS THE WORST PART OF THE SCHOOL.
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