Elementary Schools in Jones County


The data set provides an overview of 4 elementary schools located in Jones County, Georgia, serving students from kindergarten through 5th grade. The analysis highlights the standout performance of Turner Woods Elementary School and Dames Ferry Elementary School, which have consistently ranked in the top 30% of Georgia elementary schools over the past 3 years and outperform the county and state averages in standardized test scores.

The data suggests a potential correlation between socioeconomic status, as measured by free and reduced lunch rates, and academic performance. Mattie Wells Elementary School has the highest percentage of free and reduced lunch recipients at 66.61% and the lowest Milestones Assessment test scores, while Turner Woods Elementary School and Dames Ferry Elementary School have lower free and reduced lunch rates and higher test scores. However, the data also shows that higher spending per student at Mattie Wells Elementary School does not necessarily translate to better academic performance.

The analysis also highlights the varying levels of racial diversity among the schools, with Turner Woods Elementary School having the highest percentage of white students and Mattie Wells Elementary School having the most balanced racial makeup. Further exploration of the relationship between racial diversity and academic performance could provide valuable insights for the district.

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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