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West Jones Elementary School

Traditional Public School

5652 Highway 84 West

Laurel, MS 39443

601-763-4850

Overview

West Jones Elementary School serves 937 students in grades K-6. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $6,808.

Grades

K

1

2

3

4

5

6

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$6,808/Child

Demographics

West Jones Elementary School serves 937 students. This high-poverty school body is 54.22% White and 16.33% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 65
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 80%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 937

By Grade:

  •       K: 127
  •       1: 126
  •       2: 134
  •       3: 132
  •       4: 138
  •       5: 118
  •       6: 147
  •       Other: 15

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 16%
  •       Hispanic: 23%
  •       White: 54%
  •       Two or More: 6%
  •       Other: 1%

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

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 33%
English Proficiency: 46.3%
Science Proficiency: 72%

Discipline

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

Funding

West Jones Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $6,808.

Total

Per-student Spending: $6,808

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $5,859

Federal

Per-student Spending: $455

Overall Rating

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