Jackson County School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 11 public schools managed by Jackson County School District serving 7,568 students in Nicholson, Georgia.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia state average of 60%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Jackson County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Nicholson Benton Elementary School
    5488 Highway 441
    Nicholson, GA 30565
    (706)757-2211

    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
  • Commerce East Jackson Comprehensive High School
    1435 Hoods Mill Rd
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706)336-8900

    Grades: 9-12 | 926 students
  • Commerce East Jackson Elementary School
    1531 Hoods Mill Rd
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706)336-7900

    Grades: PK-5 | 498 students
  • Commerce East Jackson Middle School
    1880 Hoods Mill Rd
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706)335-2083

    Grades: 6-8 | 809 students
  • Jefferson Gum Springs Elementary School
    600 Gum Springs Church Rd
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706)654-5580

    Grades: PK-5 | 822 students
  • Jefferson Jackson County High School
    1668 Winder Hwy
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706)367-5003

    Grades: 9-12 | 1174 students
  • Maysville Maysville Elementary School
    9270 Highway 82 Spur
    Maysville, GA 30558
    (706)652-2241

    Grades: PK-5 | 321 students
  • Talmo North Jackson Elementary School
    1880 Old Gainesville Hwy
    Talmo, GA 30575
    (706)693-2246

    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
  • Athens South Jackson Elementary School
    1630 New Kings Bridge Rd
    Athens, GA 30607
    (706)208-3552

    Grades: PK-5 | 551 students
  • Hoschton West Jackson Elementary School
    391 E Jefferson St
    Hoschton, GA 30548
    (706)654-2044

    Grades: PK-5 | 840 students
  • Jefferson West Jackson Middle School
    400 Gum Springs Church Rd
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706)654-2775

    Grades: 6-8 | 983 students

Overview

School District NameJackson County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students7,568 students
# of Teachers478 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students3,687 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students3,881 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.42
# of American Indian Students14 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students214 students
% Asian Students
3%
# of Hispanic Students1,062 students
% Hispanic Students
14%
# of Black Students388 students
% Black Students
5%
# of White Students5,625 students
% White Students
74%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students263 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:263
# of Students in Kindergarten:530
# of Students in 1st Grade:535
# of Students in 2nd Grade:576
# of Students in 3rd Grade:576
# of Students in 4th Grade:584
# of Students in 5th Grade:612
# of Students in 6th Grade:612
# of Students in 7th Grade:582
# of Students in 8th Grade:598
# of Students in 9th Grade:610
# of Students in 10th Grade:542
# of Students in 11th Grade:485
# of Students in 12th Grade:463
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Jackson County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jackson County School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,725 is higher than the state average of $10,277. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,357 is higher than the state average of $10,242. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$85 MM$33 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jackson County School District and average revenue for each school distric in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$75 MM$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Jackson County School District and average spending for each school distric in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,725$10,277
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jackson County School District and average revenue per public school student in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,357$10,242
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jackson County School District and average spending per public school student in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Jackson County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.42, which is same as the Georgia average of 0.42. The most diverse school in the district is North Jackson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.