Jackson City School

  • Jackson City School serves 352 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Jackson City School's student population of 352 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students352 students
This chart display total students of Jackson City School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Jackson City School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Jackson City School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Jackson City School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Jackson City School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jackson City School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#545 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jackson City School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jackson City School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jackson City School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jackson City School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jackson City School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jackson City School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
98%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jackson City School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jackson City School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.040.39
This chart display the diversity score of Jackson City School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥80%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Jackson City School and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jackson City School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jackson City School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Independent School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Jackson City School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.