PROFICIENCY 33% 6% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #5 of 7 in Jones County
  • Ranked #5 of 5 in Gray
  • Ranked #1080 of 2299 in Georgia
Proficiency Averages
40%Jones County
43%Gray
35%Georgia

Jones County High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Jones County" in Gray, GA. There are a total of 1,549 students and 99 teachers at Jones County High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 586 free lunch students and 88 reduced lunch students.

Jones County High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.0%, which is 6% lower than the Georgia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1549
Teachers99.3
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch586
Reduced lunch88

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment275
Taking some courses69
Taking some courses (not tests)206
Passing some courses58
Passing no courses4

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Jones County High School, there are a total of 275 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 69 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All36%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School36%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School30%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Jones County High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictGeorgiaNational
Caucasian 67.1% 68.7% 42.9% 51.1%
African American 29.8% 26.9% 36.6% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.5% 3.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 1.5% 13.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 2.3% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Gray Station Middle School46%0.3Gray, GA
Gray Elementary School45%0.5Gray, GA
Turner Woods Elementary School43%4.2Gray, GA
Dames Ferry Elementary School50%4.2Gray, GA

Gray demographics profile

StatisticGrayGeorgiaNational
Population3,28110,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)84316791
Median age40.436.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%54%55%
Speak English98%86%79%
Speak Spanish1%8%13%

Education level achieved in Gray

IndexGrayGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade83.7%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.9%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.4%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Jones County High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.