John W Jones Elementary School
John W Jones Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
John W Jones Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina 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 22% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 463 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 83%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in NC
- Math Proficiency: 22% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education
John W Jones Elementary School's student population of 463 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
John W Jones Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John W Jones Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#2015 out of 2571 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education
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