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
7 222
8 216
9 230
10 233
11 155
12 197
UG 31

South Jones High School is a public high school of the Jones County School District located in Ellisville, MS. It has 1,284 students in grades 7th through 12th. South Jones High School is the 21st largest public high school in Mississippi and the 4,348th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,284
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 79.8

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South Jones High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 647
(50%)
1,899
(51%)
 Female 637
(50%)
1,807
(49%)

South Jones High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 981
(76%)
2,693
(73%)
 Black 248
(19%)
771
(21%)
 Hispanic 39
(3%)
157
(4%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
27
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
40
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Jones High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 659
(51%)
1,958
(53%)
 Not Eligible 502
(39%)
1,399
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 123
(10%)
349
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Jones High School is ranked 34th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Jones High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 70.3%. 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
2013 1340
2014 1301
2015 1284

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
2013 16.9
2014 16.4
2015 16.1

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
2013 0.61716417910448
2014 0.57571099154497
2015 0.60903426791277

Compare South Jones High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 60.9%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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South Jones High School
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Public 07 - 12 1,284 16.1:1  
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