Jackson County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 7,696 students in Jackson County School District. Jackson County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Jackson County School District are Gum Springs Elementary School, Jackson County High School and East Jackson Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Jackson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameJackson County School District
School District Phone Number(706) 367-5151
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools10 Schools2,308 Schools
# of Students7,696 Students1,769,210 Students
# of Teachers490 Teachers114,273 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1

District Comparison

Jackson County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 212 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#33 out of 213 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jackson County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jackson County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jackson County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jackson County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.440.69
# of American Indian Students17 Students3,436 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students209 Students72,418 Students
% Asian Students
3%
4%
# of Hispanic Students1,106 Students275,620 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
15%
# of Black Students442 Students648,963 Students
% Black Students
6%
37%
# of White Students5,643 Students701,418 Students
% White Students
73%
40%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students1,839 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students277 Students64,620 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:27947,726
# of Students in Kindergarten:566126,576
# of Students in 1st Grade:559128,341
# of Students in 2nd Grade:551130,157
# of Students in 3rd Grade:583136,073
# of Students in 4th Grade:577138,416
# of Students in 5th Grade:618139,307
# of Students in 6th Grade:624135,314
# of Students in 7th Grade:632132,875
# of Students in 8th Grade:587132,423
# of Students in 9th Grade:610147,685
# of Students in 10th Grade:567135,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:489123,236
# of Students in 12th Grade:454115,678
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,769 is higher than the state median of $11,496. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,317 is less than the state median of $11,705. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$91 MM$36 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jackson County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$79 MM$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Jackson County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,769$11,496
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jackson County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,317$11,705
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jackson County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Jackson County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    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
  • Rank: #22.
    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
  • Rank: #33.
    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
  • Rank: #44.
    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
  • Rank: #55.
    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
  • Rank: #66.
    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
  • Rank: #77.
    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
  • Rank: #88.
    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
  • Rank: #99.
    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
  • Rank: #1010.
    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
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