Ira B Jones Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
544 Kimberly Avenue
Asheville, NC 28804
Phone
(828) 350-6700
District
ASHEVILLE CITY SCHOOLS
County
BUNCOMBE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
445
Classroom Teachers
36

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

9

(10 is best)

Better than 82.2% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Ira B Jones Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 45
Proficiency in Reading 63 45
Proficiency in Math 43 44

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 42
Proficiency in Reading 64 44
Proficiency in Math 53 40

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 42
Proficiency in Reading 54 41
Proficiency in Math 52 42

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.48
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.48
AVG FOR STATE 15.46
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 10 2.2%
Kindergarten 66 14.8%
Grade 1 75 16.9%
Grade 2 72 16.2%
Grade 3 64 14.4%
Grade 4 81 18.2%
Grade 5 77 17.3%
Total 445 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 68.0% 67.4% 49.9%
Black 23.4% 21.7% 26.3%
Hispanic 5.1% 9.1% 18.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 1.1% 3.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.6% 0.8% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.3% 35.9% 56.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.6% 32.5% 52.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.7% 3.5% 3.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 40,891 10,488,084
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,857.8 212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 13.8% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.0% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.3% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 16.5% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 18,158 3,958,019
Single Parent Households With Children 7.0% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.8% 87.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 55.7% 30.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.9% 9.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.3% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.6% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.9% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.2% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.8% 16.0%
$15,000 or less 14.5% 12.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,002 $31,915,116 53.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $581 $2,648,198 4.5%
Staff $561 $2,557,038 4.3%
General Administration $266 $1,212,428 2.0%
School Administration $584 $2,661,872 4.5%
Operation $1,185 $5,401,230 9.1%
Transportation $129 $587,982 1.0%
Other $559 $2,547,922 4.3%
Total Support $3,866 $17,621,228 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,143 $9,767,794 16.5%
Total Expenditures $13,011 $59,304,138 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,645 $8,769,617,826 55.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $490 $761,365,230 4.8%
Staff $311 $482,897,130 3.1%
General Administration $139 $215,714,020 1.4%
School Administration $540 $838,895,218 5.3%
Operation $722 $1,121,679,749 7.1%
Transportation $371 $576,159,820 3.6%
Other $300 $465,716,669 2.9%
Total Support $2,872 $4,462,514,818 28.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,660 $2,579,333,401 16.3%
Total Expenditures $10,177 $15,811,614,905 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%