East Jackson Middle School

  • East Jackson Middle School serves 809 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • East Jackson Middle School's student population of 809 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students809 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Jackson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Jackson Middle School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#911 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
17%
15%
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Black
8%
37%
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White
72%
40%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Jackson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.450.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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