Jackson Alternative School

  • Jackson Alternative School serves 115 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jackson Alternative School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Jackson Alternative School's student population of 115 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students115 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jackson Alternative School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Jackson Alternative School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#3428 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:1n/a
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
33%
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Black
48%
22%
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White
43%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.70
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Graduation Rate≤20%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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