Jackson High School

717 South Harkness St

Jackson, GA 30233-1855

Tel: (770)504-2340
Grades: 9-12

978 students

Jackson High School serves 978 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Jackson High School operates within the Butts County School District.
The school district's 60% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 978 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 978 students
Jackson High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Jackson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jackson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Jackson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Jackson High School Asian (1996-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Jackson High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
30%
37%
Jackson High School Black (1994-2012)
White
62%
44%
Jackson High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jackson High School Sch Ethnicity Jackson 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.
0.53 0.40
Jackson High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
52%
51%
Jackson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Jackson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,701 students has grown by 32% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 89% over five years.
School District Name Butts County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
6
Number of Students Managed 4,701 3,449
Butts County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 60% 66%
Butts County School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $34 MM
Butts County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $40 MM $36 MM
Butts County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,809 $9,939
Butts County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,346 $10,367
Butts 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 Locust Grove High School (6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Henderson Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hampton L. Daughtry Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jackson Henderson Middle School
    494 George Tate Dr
    Jackson , GA 30233
    (770)504-2310
    1.1  mi  |  817  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Jackson Hampton L. Daughtry Elementary School
    150 Shiloh Rd
    Jackson , GA 30233
    (770)504-2356
    1.9  mi  |  515  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jackson Stark Elementary School
    209 Stark Rd
    Jackson , GA 30233
    (770)775-9470
    2.2  mi  |  667  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Jackson New Jackson Elementary School
    1105 Brownlee Rd
    Jackson , GA 30233
    (770)775-9480
    2.9  mi  |  556  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Locust Grove Locust Grove Middle School
    3315 South Ola Rd
    Locust Grove , GA 30248
    (770)957-6055
    5.8  mi  |  971  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Georgia 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 0.40, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Georgia is Gwinnett County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.