800 Barberry Way
Joliet, IL 60431
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Jones Elementary School serves 636 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Jones Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Jones Elementary School's student population of 636 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
636 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Jones Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jones Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1537 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
58%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 636 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 30%)

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