Jonesboro Elementary School

  • Jonesboro Elementary School serves 721 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Jonesboro Elementary School operates within the Bessemer City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 721 students has declined by 26% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 721 students
Gender %
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Hispanic
6%
6%
Black
93%
33%
White
1%
56%
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.58
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
69%
47%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%

District Comparison

  • Bessemer City School District's student population of 3,962 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,624 is higher than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,995 is higher than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has declined by 30% over four years.
School District Name Bessemer City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
6
Number of Students Managed 3,962 2,879
District Total Revenue $42 MM $28 MM
District Spending $44 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,624 $9,721
District Spending / Student $10,995 $10,229
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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    1 miles
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    1.3 miles
    710 Glenn Rd
    BessemerAL 35022
    (205)432-3500
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    Grades: 9-12
    1.5 miles
    50 High School Drive
    BessemerAL 35022
    (205)432-3785
    1.59-12n/a
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1015 students
    1.6 miles
    100 High School Dr
    BessemerAL 35022
    (205)432-3700
    1.69-121015
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    Grades: 7-12
    1.7 miles
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    BessemerAL 35020
    (205)432-3036
    1.77-12n/a

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