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About This School

Glenn C. Jones Middle School is a public middle school in Buford. The principal of Glenn C. Jones Middle School is Richard Holland and can be contacted at 1,267 students attend Glenn C. Jones Middle School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 5% of the Glenn C. Jones Middle School students have "limited English proficiency." 22% of the 1,267 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 31% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Glenn C. Jones Middle School is 15:1. Twin Rivers Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 55% 35%
Multiracial 4% %
Black, non-Hispanic 15% 28%
Hispanic 14% 22%
Asian/Pacific Islander 11% 11%
Asian 11% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.08% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 31% 46%
Limited English proficiency 5% 14%
Economically disadvantaged 22% 40%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    My daughter attended Glenn Jones for 7th grade. During that time she was invited to many clubs which met before during and after school. Her school counselor kept me well informed and even formed a group for girls new to the school. I was able to speak with the principal about many things involving ways my daughter would like to get more involved. Out of all the schools my children have attended this school excells with follow up questions and concerns. Her old counselor even contacted us to check on her this year. The front office can be busy and the secretary in "too" much of a hurry but overall this school passed my expectations.

  • (1 year ago)

    I have been pleased with my daughter's teachers since she started the 6th grade at this school however the front office staff attitudes are not good. The lack of customer service concerns me for example when I have question and/or questions they make me feel as if I am inconveniencing them and I should not have to feel that way as a parent. But over all the school is great I can go online to stay on top of my child's progress as well as being notified via e-mail about any issues concerning my child. So I believe if the front office staff treat the parent and/or parents with a greater respect we as parents will feel better about the school as a whole.

  • (3 years ago)

    Glenn C Jones MS is a nice enough school lots of trailers. So far our experience with the teachers has been fairly positive. Definitely no hand-holding like you had in the elementary school but that this is part of growing up. The principal is very friendly and loves to hear himself talk at any rallies etc. The front office staff is AWFUL - you can never get any questions answered the first time you ask. This morning was a perfect example - I took a day off work to make sure we have all forms/permission slips etc. filled out and signed but the lady at the front office didn't know the answer to my question so her response was "I don't know about that so if we have an issue today you'll have to come back tomorrow." She wasn't going to get out of her chair to find out and couldn't go back fast enough to her reading. I work full time so coming back tomorrow is not an option for me. That's why I came in TODAY!!! Also not impressed with the discipline in the school - kids won't got to the restroom at school because other kids try to look under the stall doors and NOBODY is doing anything about this issue in school. Even our pediatrician knew about this problem!!!

  • (4 years ago)

    Jones is great school. Teachers are really helping our kids to grow.

  • (4 years ago)

    Jones is great it provides all the tools for any student to become successful and achieve their goals.

  • (4 years ago)

    The parent that sent the 1 star report does not know what they are talking about! Glenn C. Jones is the best middle school. Last year at Glenn C. Jones a very unexpected thing happened Glenn C. Jones himself passed away! That is sad my child and myself got to meet Mr. Jones himself in person and he is a VERY respectful gentleman. Glenn C. Jones has many special education classrooms and the school is not overcrowded. My child has had many of her best years of school education in this school. If you have something to say about this school remember think twice before you type anything online.As you can see the women below me does not know the school very well!!!

  • (5 years ago)

    One of my children went through Jones. I found this school to be overcrowded for such a new school with way to many trailers on the grounds. I also found when a sub came in they were not given the proper tools to handle the class. I see this as a severe lack of preparation on the teachers part. The School is not adedquately staffed for special ed students and these students are often thrown into situations that could easliy be avoided if the special education staff was not spread so thin.

  • (5 years ago)

    This school was amasing and the teachers ruled the were so cool and so nice and the students were awsome

  • (6 years ago)

    glenn c jones is a awsome school . anyone would be happy there .teachers are always there to help anyone in need. the students are also friendly . the principal Dr.Holland great and always has a smile on his face .cannot wait to go back for my 7th grade year. they also have school functions for everyone to enjoy.

  • (6 years ago)

    This school is great they have awesome teachers many many extra curricular activities the discipline and safety of this school is 110% and the education is very very good. i will recommended this school to child has been to many schools before and there hasent been one as great as Glenn c jones middle school.

  • (7 years ago)

    Well this school is a very nice school. The teachers are very nice and they talk to you. They make sure you have fun. There is fights going on at this school but thats everywhere though.

  • (7 years ago)

    Jones is a smaller Middle school atmosphere with many opportunities. The clubs and extra- cirriculuar activities are awesome. Very well run school with terrific teachers.

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