215 Allen Ave
Jackson, TN 38301
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Jackson Central-merry Early College High School serves 235 students in grades 9-12.
Jackson Central-merry Early College High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jackson Central-merry Early College High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Jackson Central-merry Early College High School's student population of 235 students has grown by 66% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
235 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Jackson Central-merry Early College High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jackson Central-merry Early College High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#759 out of 1705 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
12%
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Black
68%
22%
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White
18%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jackson Central-merry Early College High School's ranking?

Jackson Central-merry Early College High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% TN state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% TN state average).

What is the graduation rate of Jackson Central-merry Early College High School?

The graduation rate of Jackson Central-merry Early College High School is 90%, which is equal to the Tennessee state average of 90%.

How many students attend Jackson Central-merry Early College High School?

235 students attend Jackson Central-merry Early College High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

68% of Jackson Central-merry Early College High School students are Black, 18% of students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Jackson Central-merry Early College High School?

Jackson Central-merry Early College High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.

What grades does Jackson Central-merry Early College High School offer ?

Jackson Central-merry Early College High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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