Jackson Alternative School

  • Jackson Alternative School serves 88 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Jackson Alternative School's student population of 88 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students88 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jackson Alternative School's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jackson Alternative School is 0.60, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3568 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:116:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Hispanic
1%
32%
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Black
40%
22%
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White
49%
39%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.600.70
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Graduation Rate≤20%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJACKSON School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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