Northeast Jones High School

68 Northeast Drive

Laurel, MS 39443

Tel: (601)425-2347
  • Northeast Jones High School serves 1,094 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Northeast Jones High School operates within the Jones County School District.
  • Jones County School District's 70% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1094 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 1,094 students
Northeast Jones High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Northeast Jones High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Northeast Jones High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Northeast Jones High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.36 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Northeast Jones High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
3%
n/a
Northeast Jones High School American Indian Students (2000-2011)
Asian
n/a
1%
Northeast Jones High School Asian Students (2003-2006)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Northeast Jones High School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
18%
49%
Northeast Jones High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
78%
46%
Northeast Jones High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Northeast Jones High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Northeast Jones High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.36 0.32
Northeast Jones 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.
54%
67%
Northeast Jones High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
7%
7%
Northeast Jones High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jones County School District's student population of 8,532 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,234 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,930 is less than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four years.
School District Name Jones County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 8,532 2,139
Jones County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 64%
Jones County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $71 MM $20 MM
Jones County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $68 MM $20 MM
Jones County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,234 $9,526
Jones County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,930 $9,407
Jones County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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