Jonesboro Middle School

1308 Arnold St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Jonesboro Middle School serves 909 students in grades 6-8.
Jonesboro Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Jonesboro Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Jonesboro Middle School's student population of 909 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students909 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Jonesboro Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jonesboro Middle School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1971 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
26%
15%
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Black
68%
37%
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White
3%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClayton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Jonesboro Middle School is Elite Scholars Academy School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arnold Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jonesboro Arnold Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 573 students
    0.1 miles
    216 Stockbridge Rd
    Jonesboro, GA 30236
    (770) 473-2800
    0.1 PK-5 573
  • Jonesboro Lee Street Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 603 students
    0.3 miles
    178 Lee St
    Jonesboro, GA 30236
    (770) 473-2815
    0.3 PK-5 603
  • Jonesboro Elite Scholars Academy School Math: 72% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-12 | 624 students
    0.4 miles
    7923 Fielder Rd
    Jonesboro, GA 30236
    (770) 472-2823
    0.4 6-12 624
  • Jonesboro Perry Career Academy - Eula Wilburn Ponds Perry Center For Math: ≤1% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 440 students
    0.4 miles
    137 Spring St
    Jonesboro, GA 30236
    (770) 515-7601
    0.4 6-12 440
  • Jonesboro Suder Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 659 students
    0.7 miles
    1400 Lake Jodeco Rd
    Jonesboro, GA 30236
    (770) 473-2820
    0.7 PK-5 659

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