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Northeast Jones High School

Traditional Public School

68 Northeast Drive

Laurel, MS 39443

601-425-2347

Overview

Northeast Jones High School serves 969 students in grades 7-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $8,857.

Grades

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,857/Child

Demographics

Northeast Jones High School serves 969 students. This high-poverty school body is 70.69% White and 19.61% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 75
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 90%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 4
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 969

By Grade:

  •       7: 150
  •       8: 161
  •       9: 162
  •       10: 164
  •       11: 164
  •       12: 150
  •       Special Secondary: 18

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       Native American: 3%
  •       African-American: 20%
  •       Hispanic: 4%
  •       White: 71%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 581
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 84%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 24
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 8,073

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 116
  •       Special Pre-K: 16
  •       K: 611
  •       Special K: 15
  •       Special Elementary: 83
  •       1: 586
  •       2: 607
  •       3: 574
  •       4: 570
  •       5: 557
  •       6: 623
  •       7: 662
  •       8: 684
  •       9: 633
  •       10: 604
  •       11: 569
  •       12: 502
  •       Special Secondary: 61

Community

Jones County

Total Population: 68,098

  •       Males: 33,059
  •       Females: 35,039

Growth: 0.50%
Number of Households: 25,247
Median Income: $49,115

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 22,882 23,465 46,347 -2%
Black or African American 9,486 10,750 20,236 5%
Asian-American 145 191 336 6%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 22 9 31 11%
Native American and Alaska Native 228 247 475 23%
Hispanic American 1,745 1,452 3,197 0%
Two or more races 296 377 673 39%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 94.67%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 64%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 57%

ACT

Composite Average: 17.5 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 161 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 16.9
Mathematics: 17.1
Reading: 17.7
Science: 17.5

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 44.7%
Mathematics Proficiency: 50.4%
English Proficiency: 34.9%
Science Proficiency: 47.1%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 117
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: 10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Northeast Jones High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,857.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,857

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,505

Federal

Per-student Spending: $455

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