Jones Middle School (Closed 2021)

190 Old New Bern Rd
Trenton, NC 28585
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 152 students in grades 7-8, Jones Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 30-34% (which was lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 50-54% (which was higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 55% of the student body (majority Black), which was equal to the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
152 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (NC)
(18-19)
30-34%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jones Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
50-54%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jones Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jones Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Jones Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jones Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jones Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
36%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jones Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
45%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jones Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Jones Middle School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jones Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jones Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% NC state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% NC state average).
How many students attend Jones Middle School?
152 students attend Jones Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Jones Middle School students are White, 36% of students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jones Middle School?
Jones Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Jones Middle School offer ?
Jones Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Jones Middle School part of?
Jones Middle School is part of Jones County Schools School District.

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