Jackson City School

940 Highland Ave
Jackson, KY 41339
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 324 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Jackson City School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jackson City School's student population of 324 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Jackson City School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jackson City School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
#543 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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35-39%
38%
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 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
45%
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 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
22%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Jackson City School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
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8%
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Black
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11%
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White
98%
74%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
0.04
This chart display the diversity score of Jackson City School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥80%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Jackson City School and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jackson City School's ranking?
Jackson City School is ranked #543 out of 1,267 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% KY state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Jackson City School?
The graduation rate of Jackson City School is 80%, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Jackson City School?
324 students attend Jackson City School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Jackson City School students are White, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jackson City School?
Jackson City School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Jackson City School offer ?
Jackson City School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jackson City School part of?
Jackson City School is part of Jackson Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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