Jones County Schools School District

320 West Jones Street
Trenton, NC 28585-0187
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Jones County Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,032 students in Jones County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Jones County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
5 Schools
2,752 Schools
# Students
1,032 Students
1,524,291 Students
# Teachers
84 Teachers
100,983 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Jones County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#201 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jones County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
43%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jones County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jones County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jones County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.66
0.70
# American Indian Students
n/a
17,561 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
58,380 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
138 Students
302,316 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
20%
# Black Students
320 Students
380,019 Students
% Black Students
31%
25%
# White Students
493 Students
684,977 Students
% White Students
48%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,197 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
80 Students
79,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
56
21,304
# Students in K Grade:
69
112,495
# Students in 1st Grade:
89
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
73
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
66
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
69
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
84
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
73
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
87
121,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
66
123,350
# Students in 9th Grade:
98
142,947
# Students in 10th Grade:
66
119,163
# Students in 11th Grade:
81
110,398
# Students in 12th Grade:
55
97,258
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,649 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,754 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$17 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jones County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$17 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Jones County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$16,649
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jones County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$16,754
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jones County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Jones County Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pollocksville Elementary School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 Trent St
Pollocksville, NC 28573
(252) 224-8071
Grades: PK-5
| 113 students
Rank: #22.
Comfort Elementary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4384 Hwy 41 West
Comfort, NC 28522
(910) 324-4249
Grades: PK-5
| 117 students
Rank: #33.
Jones Senior High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1378 Hwy 58 South
Trenton, NC 28585
(252) 448-2451
Grades: 6-12
| 526 students
Rank: #44.
Maysville Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
814 Sixth Street
Maysville, NC 28555
(910) 743-3631
Grades: PK-5
| 118 students
Rank: #55.
Trenton Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1378 Hwy 58 South
Trenton, NC 28585
(252) 448-3441
Grades: PK-5
| 158 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Jones County Schools School District?
Jones County Schools School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,032 students.
What is the rank of Jones County Schools School District?
Jones County Schools School District is ranked #201 out of 325 school districts in North Carolina (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of North Carolina school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Jones County Schools School District?
48% of Jones County Schools School District students are White, 31% of students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, and 8% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Jones County Schools School District?
Jones County Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 15:1.
What is Jones County Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,754 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,032 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : 85-89% (Top 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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