Jones Elementary School

800 Barberry Way
Joliet, IL 60431
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 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 grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students636 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Jones Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1646 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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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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Diversity Score
0.600.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinooka CCSD 201 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jones Elementary School is Plainfield South High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Aux Sable Middle School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Joliet Aux Sable Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 994 students
    1.6 miles
    2001 Wildspring Pkwy
    Joliet, IL 60431
    (815) 439-7092
    1.6 6-8 994
  • Plainfield Charles Reed Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 564 students
    1.7 miles
    2110 Clublands Pkwy
    Plainfield, IL 60586
    (815) 254-2160
    1.7 K-5 564
  • Plainfield Plainfield South High School Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,521 students
    1.9 miles
    7800 Caton Farm Rd
    Plainfield, IL 60586
    (815) 439-5555
    1.9 9-12 2,521
  • Plainfield Meadow View Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 509 students
    2.3 miles
    2501 Mirage Ave
    Plainfield, IL 60586
    (815) 439-4828
    2.3 K-5 509
  • Plainfield Ridge Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 600 students
    2.3 miles
    1900 Caton Ridge Dr
    Plainfield, IL 60586
    (815) 577-4630
    2.3 K-5 600

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