Jackson County Public Schools

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There are 3 public schools in Jackson County, Tennessee, serving 1,358 students.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee state average of 34%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Jackson County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • GainesboroGainesboro Elementary School
    611 Main
    GainesboroTN38562
    (931)268-9775
    390 students | Gr. PK-4
  • Gainesboro
    Jackson County High School
    190 Blue Devil Ln
    GainesboroTN38562
    (931)268-9771
    483 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Gainesboro
    Jackson County Middle School
    170 Blue Devil
    GainesboroTN38562
    (931)268-9779
    485 students | Gr. 4-8

County Statistics

About Jackson County County Statistics (TN) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 8,018 people 6,238,518 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 14% 18%
Median Household Income $31,957 $38,720
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Jackson County, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.27, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.5. The most diverse school district in Jackson County is Altus School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.