Jackson County Central Senior High School

Jackson County Central Senior High School serves 348 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Jackson County Central Senior High School operates within the Jackson County Central School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is lower than the MN state average of 89%.

Overview

The student population of 348 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 348 students
Jackson County Central Senior High School Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Jackson County Central Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2012)
Students by Grade Jackson County Central Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Jackson County Central Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
Jackson County Central Senior High School American Indian (2010-2012)
Asian
3%
6%
Jackson County Central Senior High School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Jackson County Central Senior High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
1%
10%
Jackson County Central Senior High School Black (2004-2012)
White
92%
72%
Jackson County Central Senior High School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jackson County Central Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Jackson County Central Senior 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.
0.15 0.30
Jackson County Central Senior High School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
20%
31%
Jackson County Central Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
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%
Jackson County Central Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,199 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Jackson County Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,199 519
Jackson County Central   School District Number of Students Managed (2001-2012)
Graduation Rate 85% 89%
Jackson County Central   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $6 MM
Jackson County Central   School District Total Revenue (2001-2009)
District Spending $12 MM $6 MM
Jackson County Central   School District Spending (2001-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,248 $11,416
Jackson County Central   School District Revenue / Student (2001-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,640 $11,593
Jackson County Central   School District Spending / Student (2001-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Martin County West Senior High School (13.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jackson County Central Middle School (9.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverside Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Minnesota 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 0.30, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Minnesota is Cornerstone Montessori Elementary School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.