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.






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. 

East Jones Elementary Goals

  •  Improve student achievement

  • Increase higher order thinking skills

  • Increase parental involvement

  • Improve student behavior

  • Encourage students to become life-long learners



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.


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


School-Wide Title 1

Star Reach (Gifted and Talented)






Jr. Beta Club Student Council
Peacemakers  Honor Roll  
Principal’s List Hall of Fame 
Perfect Attendance Award Presidential Award
Character First Award Citizenship Award 
Accelerated Reader/Math Awards Student of the Month

                                                                            Shelby Clifford Award




Academy of Reading Reading Resource Tutor Make-n-Take Workshops
EJE Newsletter Extended School Year Accelerated Reader/Math/Language
Drug Education Character Education AEE Adopt-A-School Program
Touch Math Box Tops for Education Science and Reading Fairs
Outdoor Classroom "Frog Games" Learning Centers Parent/Teacher Organization
Project Read Peacemakers, Grades 4-6 School-wide Spelling Bee
Thinking Maps Star Reading/Math Parent/Teacher Resource Center
Book Fair Destination Success Linda Mood Bell Association Method
HeadSprout Drops in a Bucket Buckle Down MCT2
Internet Options
(Math Magician, Facts in a Flash, etc.)
Symphony Math (Preschool) Association Method


100 Day Celebration

Grandparents Day

Parent University

March of Dimes Wonder Walk

Be a Hero Blood Drive

Thanksgiving Lunch

Read Across America/Dr. Seuss Day

Boo Hoo Breakfast

Donuts with Dad

Muffins with Mom



Jones County School District Office

East Jones Elementary School | 108 Northeast Drive, | Laurel, MS 39443 | Phone: (601) 425-9799 | Fax: (601) 425-9118

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