Jackson High School

Jackson High School serves 1,398 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Jackson High School operates within the Jackson School District.
Jackson School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 1398 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,398 students
Jackson High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jackson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Jackson High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Jackson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 19:1
Jackson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Jackson High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Jackson High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
37%
18%
Jackson High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
54%
68%
Jackson High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Jackson High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.57 0.27
Jackson High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
53%
43%
Jackson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Jackson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jackson School District's student population of 5,772 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 67% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,517 in this district is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,642 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jackson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 5,772 784
Jackson School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 82%
Jackson School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $11 MM
Jackson School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $72 MM $11 MM
Jackson School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,517 $11,681
Jackson School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,642 $11,849
Jackson School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Ta Wilson School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ta Wilson School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bennett School (0.6 miles away)
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  • JacksonBennett School
    Grades: KG-5 | 360 students
    0.6 miles
    820 Bennett St
    JacksonMI 49202
    (517)841-2730
    0.6KG-5360
  • JacksonTa Wilson SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 385 students
    0.7 miles
    310 West Morrell St
    JacksonMI 49203
    (517)841-2800
    0.76-12385
  • JacksonMcculloch SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-5 | 231 students
    0.9 miles
    216 East Biddle St
    JacksonMI 49203
    (517)841-3940
    0.9KG-5231
  • JacksonCascades SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-5 | 235 students
    1.1 miles
    1200 South Wisner St
    JacksonMI 49203
    (517)841-3900
    1.1KG-5235
  • JacksonFrost Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 468 students
    1.1 miles
    1226 South Wisner St
    JacksonMI 49203
    (517)841-2601
    1.1KG-5468

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