Jones Elementary School

  • Jones Elementary School serves 346 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Jones Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Jones Elementary School operates within the San Diego Unified School District.

Top Placements (California)

Jones Elementary School is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Jones Elementary School's student population of 346 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students346 students
Gender %Jones Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Students by GradeJones Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Jones Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jones Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
14%
11%
Hispanic
28%
54%
Black
9%
6%
White
36%
24%
Two or more races
13%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsJones Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.750.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Jones Elementary School is San Diego Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • San Diego Unified School District's student population of 129,394 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,786 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,488 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    227
    4
    Number of Students Managed129,3941,585
    San Diego Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    44%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    55%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$1,405 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$1,497 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,786$11,049
    District Spending / Student$11,488$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • School Location Miles Grades Students
    • San Diego Angier Elementary School
      Grades: K-5 | 546 students
      0.6 miles
      8450 Hurlbut St.
      San Diego, CA 92123
      (858)496-8295
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    • San Diego Elevate Elementary School Charter School
      Grades: K-5 | 214 students
      0.7 miles
      2285 Murray Ridge Rd.
      San Diego, CA 92123
      (858)751-4774
      0.7 K-5 214
    • San Diego San Diego County Court Alternative School
      Grades: K-12 | 518 students
      0.7 miles
      2801 Meadow Lark Dr.
      San Diego, CA 92111
      (858)694-4686
      0.7 K-12 518
    • San Diego Wegeforth Elementary School
      Grades: K-5 | 204 students
      0.7 miles
      3443 Ediwhar Ave.
      San Diego, CA 92123
      (858)496-8274
      0.7 K-5 204
    • San Diego Endeavour Academy Charter School
      Grades: K-12
      0.8 miles
      3450 Clairemont Dr.
      San Diego, CA 92117
      (858)278-9000
      0.8 K-12 n/a

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