Jonesboro Elementary School



Jonesboro Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jonesboro Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 142
1 130
2 129
3 144
4 128
5 134
6 114
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jonesboro Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bessemer, AL in the Bessemer City School District. It enrolls 921 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jonesboro Elementary School is the 40th largest public school in Alabama and the 1,901st largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 921
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,901st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 40th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 464th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 41st out of 783

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Jonesboro Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 464
(50%)
1,250
(51%)
 Female 457
(50%)
1,183
(49%)

Jonesboro Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 873
(95%)
2,229
(92%)
 Hispanic 26
(3%)
129
(5%)
 White 21
(2%)
66
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jonesboro Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 788
(86%)
2,119
(87%)
 Not Eligible 106
(12%)
229
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(3%)
85
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Jonesboro Elementary School is ranked 5th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jonesboro Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Jonesboro Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 776
2006 768
2007 836
2008 877
2009 923
2010 984
2011 977
2012 921

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15
2007 15.8
2008 15.9
2009 18.8
2010 16.7
2011 15.8
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80798969072165
2006 0.859375
2007 0.87081339712919
2008 0.87343215507412
2009 0.81798483206934
2010 0.85162601626016
2011 0.89559877175026
2012 0.88490770901194

Compare Jonesboro Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 88.5%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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