Jefferson High School

Jefferson High School serves 862 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Jefferson High School operates within the Jefferson City School District.
Jefferson City School District's 83% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 862 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 862 students
Jefferson High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jefferson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Jefferson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Jefferson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Jefferson High School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Jefferson High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
9%
37%
Jefferson High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
82%
43%
Jefferson High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Jefferson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.32 0.67
Jefferson 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.
20%
56%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
4%
6%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jefferson City School District's student population of 3,049 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 82% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,288 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 3,049 3,213
Jefferson City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 69%
Jefferson City School District Graduation Rate (1997-2014)
District Total Revenue $25 MM n/a
Jefferson City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $23 MM n/a
Jefferson City School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,288 n/a
Jefferson City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,471 n/a
Jefferson City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Jackson County High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JeffersonJefferson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 751 students
    0.2 miles
    415 Hoschton St
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-8242
    0.2PK-2751
  • JeffersonJefferson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 723 students
    0.4 miles
    100 Dragon Dr
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-2882
    0.46-8723
  • JeffersonJefferson Academy
    Grades: 3-5 | 713 students
    0.5 miles
    99 Dragon Dr
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-2300
    0.53-5713
  • JeffersonJackson County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1048 students
    1.7 miles
    1668 Winder Hwy
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-5003
    1.79-121048
  • CommerceEast Jackson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 778 students
    6.4 miles
    1880 Hoods Mill Rd
    CommerceGA 30529
    (706)335-2083
    6.46-8778

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