Top 5 Best Jefferson Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 6,515 students in Jefferson, GA (there are 1 private school, serving 142 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Jefferson, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%). Jefferson has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson, GA are Jefferson Academy, Jefferson Middle School and Jefferson High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jefferson, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Georgia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Jefferson have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Jefferson, GA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jefferson Academy
(Math: 81% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
99 Dragon Dr
Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 367-2300
Grades: 3-5
| 910 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson Middle School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 Dragon Dr
Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 367-2882
Grades: 6-8
| 1,019 students
Rank: #33.
Jefferson High School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
575 Washington St
Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 367-2881
Grades: 9-12
| 1,189 students
Rank: #44.
Gum Springs Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 Gum Springs Church Rd
Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 654-5580
Grades: PK-5
| 1,051 students
Rank: #55.
West Jackson Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Gum Springs Church Rd
Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 654-2775
Grades: 6-8
| 1,355 students
Rank: n/an/a
415 Hoschton St
Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 367-8242
Grades: PK-2
| 991 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Jefferson, Georgia

Jefferson, Georgia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
441 Gordon St
Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 367-2341
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
441 Gordon St
Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 367-2341
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Jefferson, GA?
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson, GA include Jefferson Academy, Jefferson Middle School and Jefferson High School. Jefferson has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
How many public schools are located in Jefferson, GA?
6 public schools are located in Jefferson, GA.
What percentage of students in Jefferson, GA go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in Jefferson, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Jefferson, GA?
Jefferson, GA public schools minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public schools average of 63% (majority Black).

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