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For the 2021 school year, there are 18 public schools in Jackson County, GA, serving 13,060 students. Jackson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Jackson County, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Jackson County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Georgia public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Jackson County, GA are Jefferson High School, Jefferson Middle School and Jefferson Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the Georgia public school average of 15:1.

Top Jackson County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Jefferson High School Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    575 Washington St
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-2881

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,103 student
  • Jefferson Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    100 Dragon Dr
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-2882

    Grades: 6-8 | 869 students
  • Jefferson Academy Math: 68% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    99 Dragon Dr
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-2300

    Grades: 3-5 | 850 students
  • Commerce Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    825 Lakeview Dr
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706) 335-1801

    Grades: 3-4 | 235 students
  • Gum Springs Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    600 Gum Springs Church Rd
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 654-5580

    Grades: PK-5 | 858 students
  • Jackson County High School Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1668 Winder Hwy
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-5003

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,190 student
  • East Jackson Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1531 Hoods Mill Rd
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706) 336-7900

    Grades: PK-5 | 699 students
  • Commerce Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7690 Jefferson Rd
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706) 335-5594

    Grades: 5-8 | 484 students
  • West Jackson Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    391 E Jefferson St
    Hoschton, GA 30548
    (706) 654-2044

    Grades: PK-5 | 880 students
  • Commerce High School Math: 38% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    272 Lakeview Dr
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706) 335-5942

    Grades: 9-12 | 479 students
  • North Jackson Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1880 Old Gainesville Hwy
    Talmo, GA 30575
    (706) 693-2246

    Grades: PK-5 | 352 students
  • East Jackson Comprehensive High School Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1435 Hoods Mill Rd
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706) 336-8900

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,203 student
  • West Jackson Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    400 Gum Springs Church Rd
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 654-2775

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,006 student
  • South Jackson Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1630 New Kings Bridge Rd
    Athens, GA 30607
    (706) 208-3552

    Grades: PK-5 | 595 students
  • East Jackson Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1880 Hoods Mill Rd
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706) 335-2083

    Grades: 6-7 | 564 students
  • Maysville Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9270 Highway 82 Spur
    Maysville, GA 30558
    (706) 652-2241

    Grades: PK-5 | 349 students
  • Commerce Primary
    395 Minish Dr
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706) 335-5587

    Grades: PK-2 | 442 students
  • Jefferson Elementary School
    415 Hoschton St
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-8242

    Grades: PK-2 | 902 students
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