Jonesboro Elementary School



Jonesboro Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jonesboro Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 96
1 126
2 108
3 114
4 104
5 112
6 0
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 660 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jonesboro Elementary School is the 179th largest public school in Alabama and the 9,950th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 660
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 40
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,950th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 179th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 279th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 143rd out of 782

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Jonesboro Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 330
(50%)
1,435
(52%)
 Female 330
(50%)
1,326
(48%)

Jonesboro Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 596
(90%)
2,476
(90%)
 Hispanic 47
(7%)
214
(8%)
 White 13
(2%)
56
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jonesboro Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 480
(73%)
2,000
(72%)
 Not Eligible 180
(27%)
761
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Jonesboro Elementary School is ranked 67th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jonesboro Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.7%) is higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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
2013 745
2014 721
2015 660

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
2013 13.4
2014 16.6
2015 16.5

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
2013 0.84026845637584
2014 0.69348127600555
2015 0.72727272727273

Compare Jonesboro Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 660 16.5:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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