Jackson City School serves 324 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Jackson City School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than 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 25% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 324 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 2%
- Graduation Rate: ≥80% (Btm 50% in KY)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education
Jackson City School's student population of 324 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Jackson City School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jackson City School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#607 out of 1230 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) 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 #607 out of 1,230 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?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% 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 16:1, which is higher than 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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