South Jones High School

313 Anderson Street
Ellisville, MS 39437
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
South Jones High School serves 1,299 students in grades 7-12.
South Jones High 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 46% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Jones High School's student population of 1,299 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,299 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of South Jones High School
Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

South Jones High 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 High School is 0.42, 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
#333 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
19%
48%
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White
74%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Jones High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.420.58
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Graduation Rate
89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Jones High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 to South Jones High School is Laurel High School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Laurel Middle School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Jones Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ellisville Ellisville State School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 15 students
    1.2 miles
    1101 Highway 11 South
    Ellisville, MS 39437
    (601) 477-5801
    1.2 Inquire with school 15
  • Ellisville South Jones Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 1,111 student
    1.2 miles
    27 Warrior Road
    Ellisville, MS 39437
    (601) 477-3577
    1.2 K-6 1,111
  • Laurel Jones County Career & Technical Ed Center Vocational School

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

    5.7 miles
    795 South 19th Avenue
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 649-5195
    5.7 n/a n/a

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