South Jones Elementary School

27 Warrior Road
Ellisville, MS 39437
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
South Jones Elementary School serves 1,111 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
South Jones Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Jones Elementary School's student population of 1,111 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students1,111 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

South Jones Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Jones Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#330 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
7%
4%
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Black
17%
48%
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White
71%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.470.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJones County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to South Jones Elementary School is South Jones High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Jones Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ellisville South Jones High School Math: 46% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,299 student
    1.2 miles
    313 Anderson Street
    Ellisville, MS 39437
    (601) 477-8451
    1.2 7-12 1,299
  • Ellisville Ellisville State School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 15 students
    1.6 miles
    1101 Highway 11 South
    Ellisville, MS 39437
    (601) 477-5801
    1.6 Inquire with school 15
  • Laurel West Jones Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 1,045 student
    4.9 miles
    5652 Highway 84 West
    Laurel, MS 39443
    (601) 763-4850
    4.9 K-6 1,045
  • Laurel Jones County Career & Technical Ed Center Vocational School

    5.3 miles
    2409 Moose Drive
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 425-2378
    5.3 n/a n/a
  • Laurel Oak Park Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 567 students
    5.8 miles
    1205 Oak Park Avenue
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 428-5046
    5.8 PK-5 567

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