West Jones High Sch Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
4.7
Algebra Proficiency
3.2
English Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 1,351 Students
  • 92 Teachers

West Jones High Sch
254 SPRINGHILL RD
LAUREL, MS 39443

Phone: (601) 729-8144

District: Jones Co School Dist

Overview

At West Jones High Sch, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at West Jones High Sch is 10 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 27 percent. West Jones High Sch is 1 of 3 high schools in the Jones Co School Dist.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,351
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 27%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 57%
Full-Time Teachers 92

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 70%
Proficient in Algebra 84%
College Readiness Index 4.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Distant Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 3,629
Proficient in English (district average) 64%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 86%
College Readiness (district average) 4.1

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