Jackson County High School

  • Jackson County High School serves 1,174 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jackson County High School's student population of 1,174 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jackson County High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jackson County High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#585 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jackson County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
15%
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Black
5%
37%
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White
78%
40%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jackson County High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.380.42
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Graduation Rate
94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jackson County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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