Jonesboro High School

  • Jonesboro High School serves 1,321 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Jonesboro High School operates within the Clayton County School District.
  • Clayton County School District's 51% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1321 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,321 students
Jonesboro High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Jonesboro High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Jonesboro High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Jonesboro High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Jonesboro High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Jonesboro High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
17%
14%
Jonesboro High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
73%
37%
Jonesboro High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
5%
42%
Jonesboro High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jonesboro High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Jonesboro High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.44 0.41
Jonesboro High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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Jonesboro High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
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Jonesboro High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Clayton County School District's student population of 52,971 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 51% has increased from 49% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,111 in this district is less than the state average of $9,769. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,625 is less than the state average of $9,774. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name Clayton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
5
Number of Students Managed 52,971 3,306
Clayton County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 51% 69%
Clayton County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2015)
District Total Revenue $472 MM $32 MM
Clayton County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $498 MM $32 MM
Clayton County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,111 $9,769
Clayton County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,625 $9,774
Clayton County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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    1.4 miles
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