Jonesboro High School



Jonesboro High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jonesboro High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 384
10 366
11 327
12 295

Jonesboro High School is a public high school of the Clayton County School District located in Jonesboro, GA. It has 1,372 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jonesboro High School is the 149th largest public high school in Georgia and the 3,783rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,372
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 71

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Jonesboro High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 720
(52%)
7,272
(51%)
 Female 652
(48%)
7,001
(49%)

Jonesboro High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,012
(74%)
10,670
(75%)
 Hispanic 179
(13%)
2,039
(14%)
 White 78
(6%)
431
(3%)
 Asian 50
(4%)
702
(5%)
 Two or More 49
(4%)
390
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
18
(0%)

Jonesboro High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 874
(64%)
10,193
(71%)
 Not Eligible 371
(27%)
2,901
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 127
(9%)
1,179
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jonesboro High School is ranked 61st out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jonesboro High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.0%) is higher than the state average of 53.1%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1772
2006 1636
2007 1554
2008 1225
2009 1261
2010 1235
2011 1311
2012 1372

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16.7
2007 15.5
2008 13.6
2009 14.9
2010 16.1
2011 17.1
2012 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51523702031603
2006 0.55745721271394
2007 0.59330759330759
2008 0.66122448979592
2009 0.68437747819191
2010 0.68987854251012
2011 0.70022883295195
2012 0.72959183673469

Compare Jonesboro High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 73.0%
 

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