In 1892, a two storied school was established at the Deason Street location. This school was organized, owned, and operated  by the city of Ellisville.  In 1932, during the Great Depression, the city of Ellisville sold their franchise of a street car that ran from Ellisville to Laurel.  With the proceeds of this sale, the city replaced the two-storied structure with what has been known as Ellisville Elementary, and continued to operate the school.  Then, in 1954, Ellisville joined the Consolidation Program and many surrounding rural school students began attending Ellisville Elementary.  In 1999, through state MAEP funding, the first phase of South Jones Elementary was completed on Warrior Road and housed grades 4-6.  In 2008, the building was completed and grades K-3 joined South Jones Elementary.
Mission Statement

The Jones County School District is committed to the belief that students should be afforded a safe and orderly learning environment.  This learning environment includes traveling to and from school, within all school facilities, on the school grounds, and while participating in or attending academic competitions, athletic events, extracurricular activities, and field trips sponsored by the school.



South Jones Elementary is dedicated to the mission of equal educational opportunity and excellence in the classroom.  The staff is committed to quality instruction and pupil achievement.  Our commitment incorporates the characteristics of the effective school.  Our school embraces the concept that all children can learn. It is our desire that our students develop skills necessary to succeed in society.

Features and Programs
Thinking Maps Book Fair
Character Education Box Tops for Education
Bobcat Peacemakers Star Reading/Math
Accelerated Reader/Math AEE Adopt-A-School Program
Drug Education Parent/Teacher Organization
Spelling Bee Parent/Teacher Resource Center
MCT2 Coach Mad Minute Math
Foster Grandparents Program Computer Technology
Greer's Receipts for Education Power Words and Unravel Methods
Student Organization, Honors, and Awards
Jr. Beta Club Bobcat Peacemaker of the Month
Principal's List Honor Roll
Perfect Attendance Award Accelerated Reader/Math Awards
Student of the Month Math Whiz
Hall of Fame Bible Club
Sixth Grade Band  
Support Services
School-Wide Title I Developmentally Delayed Classes
Counselor Special Education
Star Reach (Gifted Education) School Nurse
Speech Services  
Special Events
100 Day Celebration  Celebrity Reader Week
Arbor Day Hat Day
McTeacher Night Veterans Day
Fall Festival Spring Fling
Be a Hero Blood Drive Thanksgiving Lunch
Read Across America/Dr. Seuss Day Dominos Pizza Night
AR Fun Night  

South Jones Elementary School| 27 Warrior Rd, | Ellisville, MS 39437 | Phone: (601) 477-3577 | Fax: (601) 477-2700

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