Jones Elementary School has been named a Title 1 Distinguished School by the Georgia Department of Education. Distinguished schools are among the highest performing schools that represent the top 5% of all Title 1 schools in Georgia. The selection criteria is based upon the most recent CCRPI (College and Career Ready Performance Index) score for the school. Jones Elementary scored a 96.8.
Principal Silas Brown is pleased with this distinction stating, “JES students continue to demonstrate excellence! Our teachers and staff work together in multiple ways to ensure ALL students are well-known and well-served to reach their potential.”
“While we are focused on continuous improvement for all schools, it’s also essential that we recognize when schools are doing well,” said State School Superintendent Richard Woods. “These schools are overcoming barriers, meeting challenges, and producing great gains for their students. I commend the school leaders, teachers, parents and communities in our 2019-20 Distinguished and Reward Schools who are opening up opportunities for their students.”
Jones Elementary School serves students Pre-K through 3rd grade and is a part of Bremen City Schools.