Welcome to the New Jonesboro Elementary School Website

Jonesboro is a small community of 500 people, built along the banks of the Chandler River and nestled in the mid-coast area of Washington County. It was settled in the mid 1700s and incorporated in 1809 originally known as Chandlers River, the village thrived on forestry, sawmills and shipbuilding for many years. The inhabitants of Jonesboro pride themselves in maintaining their own k-8 elementary school, an excellent volunteer fire department and is the home of many independent and successful businesses. A restaurant, store,  motel, and golf course are just a few of the businesses that attract locals, tourist and many folks from surrounding areas. The Jonesboro Elementary School students have consistently scored in the upper percent of the state. The student to teacher ratio is 1 to 12. The curriculum offers computer, art, instrumental band and chorus. In addition to a fine academic program, Jonesboro Elementary also offers an excellent athletic programs. Third through eight grade participate in cross-country, basketball, baseball and softball.