East Jackson Comprehensive High School

East Jackson Comprehensive High School serves 981 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
East Jackson Comprehensive High School operates within the Jackson County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 981 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 981 students
East Jackson Comprehensive High School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
East Jackson Comprehensive High School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade East Jackson Comprehensive High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
East Jackson Comprehensive High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
East Jackson Comprehensive High School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
8%
12%
East Jackson Comprehensive High School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
7%
37%
East Jackson Comprehensive High School Black (2008-2012)
White
76%
44%
East Jackson Comprehensive High School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East Jackson Comprehensive High School Sch Ethnicity East Jackson Comprehensive High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.41 0.83
East Jackson Comprehensive High School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
47%
51%
East Jackson Comprehensive High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
11%
7%
East Jackson Comprehensive High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,215 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Jackson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
6
Number of Students Managed 7,215 3,449
Jackson County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 66%
Jackson County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $34 MM
District Spending $80 MM $36 MM
Jackson County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,666 $9,939
Jackson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,171 $10,367
Jackson County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Commerce High School (3.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Jackson Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Jackson Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Commerce East Jackson Elementary School
    1531 Hoods Mill Rd
    Commerce , GA , 30529
    (706)336-7900
    0.1  mi  |  517  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Commerce East Jackson Middle School
    1880 Hoods Mill Rd
    Commerce , GA , 30529
    (706)335-2083
    0.5  mi  |  419  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Commerce Commerce Middle School
    7690 Jefferson Rd
    Commerce , GA , 30529
    (706)335-5594
    3  mi  |  449  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Nicholson Benton Elementary School
    5488 Hwy 441
    Nicholson , GA , 30565
    (706)757-2211
    3.2  mi  |  322  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Commerce Commerce Elementary School
    825 Lakeview Dr
    Commerce , GA , 30529
    (706)335-1801
    3.3  mi  |  212  students  |  Gr.  3-4

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Did You Know?
Jackson County, GA 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 Georgia average of 0.83. The most diverse school district in Jackson County is Jackson County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.