Jackson High School

Jackson High School serves 1,487 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
Jackson High School operates within the Jackson Public s School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1487 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,487 students
Jackson High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Jackson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Jackson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Jackson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
3%
Jackson High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Jackson High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
37%
22%
Jackson High School Black (1988-2012)
White
53%
67%
Jackson High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.58 0.48
Jackson High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
54%
44%
Jackson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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%
6%
Jackson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,531 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Jackson Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,531 806
Graduation Rate 66% 82%
Jackson Public s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $11 MM
District Spending $74 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,242 $11,537
Jackson Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,236 $11,612
Jackson Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ta Wilson School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Youth Home- Jackson Isd (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bennett School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jackson Bennett School
    820 Bennett St
    Jackson , MI , 49202
    (517)841-2730
    0.6  mi  |  409  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jackson Ta Wilson School
    Alternative School
    310 West Morrell St
    Jackson , MI , 49203
    (517)841-2800
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  380  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Jackson Mcculloch School
    Magnet School
    216 East Biddle St
    Jackson , MI , 49203
    (517)841-3940
    Magnet School
    0.9  mi  |  243  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jackson Cascades School
    Magnet School
    1200 South Wisner St
    Jackson , MI , 49203
    (517)841-3900
    Magnet School
    1.1  mi  |  238  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jackson Frost Elementary School
    1226 South Wisner St
    Jackson , MI , 49203
    (517)841-2601
    1.1  mi  |  668  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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