U.S.Jones has been named a CLAS school of distinction! The CLAS School of Distinction award recognizes schools or programs that serve as outstanding educational models for other schools in Alabama. The CLAS Banner School program was created in 2001 to recognize schools in Alabama that showcase outstanding programs and service to students. 107 schools or programs were nominated for this prestigious recognition. Only 24 schools were chosen as a CLAS School of Distinction.