Mount Zion High School

2535 Mount Zion Pkwy
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mount Zion High School serves 1,273 students in grades 9-12.
Mount Zion High 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 15% (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 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Mount Zion High School's student population of 1,273 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

Mount Zion High 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 Mount Zion High School is 0.44, 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
#1924 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
15%
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Black
72%
37%
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White
2%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.69
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Graduation Rate
83%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
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 to Mount Zion High School is Martha Ellen Stilwell School For The Performing Arts (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rex Mill Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Zion Primary (0.8 miles away)
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