Top 10 Best Jones County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 11,885 students in Jones County, MS. Jones County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Jones County, MS are Glade Elementary School, Nora Davis Magnet School and West Jones Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jones County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Jones County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Best Jones County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Glade Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
990 Highway 15 South
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 428-4265
Grades: K-6
| 410 students
Rank: #22.
Nora Davis Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1305 Martin Luther King Drive
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 428-7782
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
Rank: #33.
West Jones Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5652 Highway 84 West
Laurel, MS 39443
(601) 763-4850
Grades: K-6
| 1,045 students
Rank: #44.
West Jones High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
254 Springhill Road
Laurel, MS 39443
(601) 729-8144
Grades: 7-12
| 1,402 students
Rank: #55.
East Jones Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
108 Northeast Drive
Laurel, MS 39443
(601) 425-9799
Grades: K-6
| 862 students
Rank: #66.
Moselle Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
168 Rayner Road
Moselle, MS 39459
(601) 582-7586
Grades: K-6
| 578 students
Rank: #77.
South Jones Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
27 Warrior Road
Ellisville, MS 39437
(601) 477-3577
Grades: K-6
| 1,111 students
Rank: #88.
North Jones Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
650 Trace Road
Laurel, MS 39443
(601) 426-6632
Grades: K-6
| 843 students
Rank: #99.
South Jones High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
313 Anderson Street
Ellisville, MS 39437
(601) 477-8451
Grades: 7-12
| 1,299 students
Rank: #1010.
Northeast Jones High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
68 Northeast Drive
Laurel, MS 39443
(601) 425-2347
Grades: 7-12
| 1,139 students
Rank: #1111.
Mason Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2726 Old Bay Springs Road
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 428-0393
Grades: K-5
| 505 students
Rank: #1212.
Maddox Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 South 16th Avenue
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 428-1880
Grades: K-5
| 310 students
Rank: #1313.
Laurel High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 W 12th Street
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 649-4145
Grades: 9-12
| 809 students
Rank: #1414.
Oak Park Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1205 Oak Park Avenue
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 428-5046
Grades: PK-5
| 567 students
Rank: #1515.
Laurel Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Grandview Drive
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 428-5312
Grades: 6-8
| 623 students
1101 Highway 11 South
Ellisville, MS 39437
(601) 477-5801
Grades: Inquire with school
| 15 students
Jones County Career & Technical Ed Center
Vocational School
2409 Moose Drive
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 425-2378
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Jones County Learning Center
Alternative School
(1)
923-b Sawmill Road
Laurel, MS 39441
(601) 649-8080
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Laurel Education Center
Alternative School
795 South 19th Avenue
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 649-5195
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Laurel High School Vocational Complex
Vocational School
1100 W 11th Street
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 649-4144
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Jones County, MS

Jones County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
301 Deason Street
Ellisville, MS 39437
(601) 477-8008
Grades: K-3
| 579 students
4524 Highway 15 North
Laurel, MS 39443
(601) 426-6632
Grades: K-6
| 595 students
4356 Sharon Road
Laurel, MS 39443
(601) 428-1980
Grades: K-6
| 263 students
795 South 19th Ave
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 426-6437
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
663 Magnolia Rd
Laurel, MS 39443
(601) 649-7827
Grades: 2-6
| n/a students
1125 North Fifth Ave
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 428-5312
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students

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