South Jones Elementary School



South Jones Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Jones Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 166
1 171
2 162
3 149
4 140
5 127
6 129
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 33

South Jones Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ellisville, MS in the Jones County School District. It enrolls 1,077 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Jones Elementary School is the 14th largest public school in Mississippi and the 895th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,077
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.04

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South Jones Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 574
(53%)
2,513
(52%)
 Female 503
(47%)
2,318
(48%)

South Jones Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 799
(74%)
3,291
(68%)
 Black 188
(17%)
872
(18%)
 Hispanic 63
(6%)
486
(10%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
107
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
24
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
51
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Jones Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 625
(58%)
3,064
(63%)
 Not Eligible 338
(31%)
1,263
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 114
(11%)
504
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, South Jones Elementary School is ranked 19th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Jones Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 77.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

South Jones Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 394
2006 394
2007 409
2008 1019
2009 1042
2010 1059
2011 1084
2012 1058
2013 1045
2014 1054
2015 1077

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 15.7
2007 17
2008 18.5
2009 18.2
2010 18
2011 17.4
2012 16.9
2013 17.4
2014 16
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78172588832487
2006 0.62944162436548
2007 0.68704156479218
2008 0.69087340529931
2009 0.68905950095969
2010 0.69027384324835
2011 0.68819188191882
2012 0.66824196597354
2013 0.69952153110048
2014 0.6831119544592
2015 0.68616527390901

Compare South Jones Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 68.6%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

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Public KG - 06 1,077 16.6:1  
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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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