South Jones High School



South Jones High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Jones High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 249
8 210
9 240
10 232
11 162
12 173
UG 32

South Jones High School is a public high school of the Jones County School District located in Ellisville, MS. It has 1,298 students in grades 7th through 12th. South Jones High School is the 16th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 4,151st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,298
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.85

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South Jones High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 668
(51%)
1,953
(53%)
 Female 630
(49%)
1,748
(47%)

South Jones High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,019
(79%)
2,785
(75%)
 Black 240
(18%)
772
(21%)
 Hispanic 29
(2%)
87
(2%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
19
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
29
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

South Jones High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 635
(49%)
1,847
(50%)
 Not Eligible 509
(39%)
1,454
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 154
(12%)
400
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Jones High School is ranked 26th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Jones High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 67.4%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1094
2006 1109
2007 1118
2008 1132
2009 1178
2010 1254
2011 1275
2012 1298

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 16.1
2007 15.9
2008 16.6
2009 15.6
2010 16
2011 17.1
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59780621572212
2006 0.50225428313796
2007 0.55992844364937
2008 0.5856890459364
2009 0.60611205432937
2010 0.61881977671451
2011 0.62901960784314
2012 0.60785824345146

Compare South Jones High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 60.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Jones High School
Ellisville, MS
Public 07 - 12 1,298 16.9:1  
Laurel High School
Laurel, MS
Public 09 - 12 750 13.7:1 8 miles
West Jones High School
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Public 07 - 12 1,352 16.1:1 8 miles
Laurel Christian School
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Private PK - 12 539 14:1 9 miles
Northeast Jones High School
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Public 07 - 12 1,051 15.4:1 11 miles
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Public 07 - 12 371 9.9:1 16 miles
Petal High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,154 12.9:1 18 miles
Petal Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 646 10.7:1 19 miles
Stringer Attendance Center
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Public PK - 12 641 15.7:1 19 miles
Seminary High School
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Public KG - 12 446 19.4:1 19 miles
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