About Us

East Jones Elementary opened its doors for the first time in August of 1999. With state of the art technology, East Jones Elementary strives to prepare our students for a challenging and successful future.

The school serves grades K-6.


Two 30 station networked computer labs.

Labs are equipped with Compass Learning Educational Skills Program

Four Internet ports in each classroom for school-wide Internet access

Electronic Lesson Plans and Attendance

Electronic Grade book Computers for Education

School-wide Network Multi-media Computers

Campus Facilities

Buildings: Automated Library/Media Center, Parent Center, Two Science Labs, Two 30 Station Computer Labs, Internet Accessibility in Each Classroom, Cafeteria, Outdoor Classroom, Multipurpose Building for P. E., with classrooms for Art and Music, and a Stage

People: 2 principals, 41 certified personnel, 23 instructional assistants, 2 Instructional Curriculum Specialists, 1 Counselor, 2 P. E. Teachers, 2 Speech Therapists, 2 Computer Lab Technicians, 7 Special Education Teachers, Certified Librarian, Art Teacher, 3 Reading Resource Teachers, Music Teacher, Nurse, 11 bus drivers, 9 cafeteria workers, 4 custodians, 3 secretaries, and a host of volunteers.

Support Services

School-Wide Title 1

Star Reach (Gifted and Talented)

East Jones Elementary Philosophy of Education

The Jones County School District is dedicated to the mission of equal educational opportunity and excellence in the classroom. In order to realize this vision of excellence, East Jones Elementary is committed to providing all students with quality instruction, a safe and orderly environment, and educational experiences through innovative teaching strategies that will encourage students to become lifelong learners.