Jefferson High School

Jefferson High School serves 794 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Jefferson High School operates within the Jefferson City School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 794 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 794 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Students by Grade Jefferson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less 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 17:1 15:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
5%
12%
Black
7%
37%
White
83%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson High School Sch Ethnicity Jefferson 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.
0.31 0.40
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.
22%
51%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,839 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
6
Number of Students Managed 2,839 3,449
Jefferson City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 85% 66%
Jefferson City School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $34 MM
Jefferson City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $36 MM
Jefferson City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,444 $9,939
Jefferson City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,251 $10,367
Jefferson City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • JeffersonJefferson Elementary School
    415 Hoschton St
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-8242
    0.2 mi | 751 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • JeffersonJefferson Middle School
    100 Dragon Dr
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-2882
    0.4 mi | 647 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • JeffersonJefferson Academy
    99 Dragon Dr
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-2300
    0.5 mi | 647 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • JeffersonJackson County High School
    1668 Winder Hwy
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-5003
    1.7 mi | 956 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • JeffersonWest Jackson Middle School
    400 Gum Springs Church Rd
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)654-2775
    6.4 mi | 839 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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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 0.36, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.4. The most diverse school district in Jackson County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.