Jones County


The Jones County school district in Georgia consists of 7 schools, including 4 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school, serving students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. The data reveals a mix of standout performers and lower-performing schools, highlighting both areas of strength and opportunities for improvement within the district.

Jones County High School stands out with a relatively high 4-year graduation rate of 90.4% and a student-to-teacher ratio of 16.1, ranking 137th out of 442 Georgia high schools. Meanwhile, Gray Station Middle School outperforms the district and state in several Milestones Assessment test scores, particularly in English Language Arts and Mathematics, and ranks 195th out of 577 Georgia middle schools. At the elementary level, Turner Woods Elementary School stands out with a high student-to-teacher ratio of 15.6 and strong overall performance, ranking 355th out of 1,242 Georgia elementary schools.

The data also reveals significant variation in student demographics and academic performance across the schools. Schools with higher percentages of white students tend to have stronger test scores and rankings, raising questions about equity and the potential impact of socioeconomic factors on student outcomes. Additionally, the schools with the lowest student-to-teacher ratios, such as Mattie Wells Elementary School, also have the lowest per-student spending, suggesting a potential tradeoff between class size and overall funding levels. Overall, the Jones County School District is ranked 61st out of 201 districts in Georgia and has a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger, indicating a relatively strong district-wide performance.

District Detail

 125 Stewart Avenue
Gray, GA 31032

 (478) 986-6580

SchoolDigger Rank:
61st of 201 Georgia districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 5,157

Primary Schools: 4
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Georgia Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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