620 District Dr
Minden, LA 71055
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
J. L. Jones Elementary School serves 414 students in grades 2-3.
J. L. Jones Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

J. L. Jones Elementary School's student population of 414 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

J. L. Jones Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of J. L. Jones Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#890 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
53%
43%
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White
43%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 2-3
  • Students: 414 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 50%)

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