8000 Spruce Dr
Florence, KY 41042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Rector A. Jones Middle School serves 776 students in grades 6-8.
Rector A. Jones Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 776 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Rector A. Jones Middle School's student population of 776 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
776 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Rankings

Rector A. Jones Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Rector A. Jones Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1129 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
11%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
32%
8%
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Black
14%
11%
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White
45%
75%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Rector A. Jones Middle School often compared to?

Rector A. Jones Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ockerman Middle School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend Rector A. Jones Middle School?

776 students attend Rector A. Jones Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

45% of Rector A. Jones Middle School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Rector A. Jones Middle School?

Rector A. Jones Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Rector A. Jones Middle School offer ?

Rector A. Jones Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Rector A. Jones Middle School part of?

Rector A. Jones Middle School is part of Boone County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 776 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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