East Jones Elementary School



East Jones Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Jones Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 127
1 129
2 116
3 114
4 94
5 104
6 125
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 40

East Jones Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Laurel, MS in the Jones County School District. It enrolls 849 students in grades 1st through 12th. East Jones Elementary School is the 37th largest public school in Mississippi and the 3,269th largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 849
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.73

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East Jones Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 449
(53%)
2,513
(52%)
 Female 400
(47%)
2,318
(48%)

East Jones Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 629
(74%)
3,291
(68%)
 Black 114
(13%)
872
(18%)
 American Indian 46
(5%)
51
(1%)
 Hispanic 33
(4%)
486
(10%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
107
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

East Jones Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 558
(66%)
3,064
(63%)
 Not Eligible 202
(24%)
1,263
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 89
(10%)
504
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, East Jones Elementary School is ranked 40th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Jones Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.2%) 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.

East Jones Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 808
2006 865
2007 865
2008 917
2009 922
2010 919
2011 915
2012 865
2013 874
2014 862
2015 849

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 17
2007 15.7
2008 16.9
2009 17.4
2010 17.1
2011 17.1
2012 15.6
2013 16.4
2014 16.8
2015 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84529702970297
2006 0.65433526011561
2007 0.6635838150289
2008 0.67720828789531
2009 0.73210412147505
2010 0.72034820457019
2011 0.71584699453552
2012 0.74104046242775
2013 0.75286041189931
2014 0.74709976798144
2015 0.76207302709069

Compare East Jones Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 76.2%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

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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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