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Jonesboro Elem Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (205) 432-3400

125 Owen Ave

Bessemer, Alabama


About Jonesboro Elem Sch
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Jonesboro Elem Sch is one of 9 schools in the Bessemer City district of Alabama.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 660 students - compared to other schools in Alabama, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has decreased while the pupil population has decreased in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $45,928, which is lower than the Alabama state average of $50,474.

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Funding per pupil


Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Jonesboro Elem Sch 660$8,62017$45,9280.18
Westhills Elem Sch (1.26 miles) 331$10,14416$45,0580.09
New Horizon Alt Sch (1.64 miles) 0
Bessemer City Middle Sch (1.67 miles) 818$6,51620$47,7760.17
Abrams Elem Sch (2.36 miles) 356$8,92717$49,9160.09
Charles F Hard Elem Sch (2.38 miles) 303$8,40318$40,0420.03

Jonesboro Elem Sch

Number of pupils660
Funding per pupil$8,620
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$45,928
Diversity index0.18

Westhills Elem Sch (1.26 miles)

Number of pupils331
Funding per pupil$10,144
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$45,058
Diversity index0.09

New Horizon Alt Sch (1.64 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Bessemer City Middle Sch (1.67 miles)

Number of pupils818
Funding per pupil$6,516
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$47,776
Diversity index0.17

Abrams Elem Sch (2.36 miles)

Number of pupils356
Funding per pupil$8,927
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$49,916
Diversity index0.09

Charles F Hard Elem Sch (2.38 miles)

Number of pupils303
Funding per pupil$8,403
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$40,042
Diversity index0.03
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Rankings within Alabama
There are 1,519 schools in Alabama. Rankings don't always go up to 1,519 because some schools have missing data.
364thlargest school
291sthighest number of FTE teachers
592ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
931sthighest average teaching salary
171sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
944thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1006thhighest diversity index
387thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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