Jackson County High School

Jackson County High School serves 1,190 students in grades 9-12.
Jackson County High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Jackson County High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Jackson County High School's student population of 1,190 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,190 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Rankings

Jackson County High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jackson County High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#580 out of 2196 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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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
77%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.69
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Graduation Rate
95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jackson County High School is Jefferson High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Academy (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jefferson Jefferson Academy Math: 74% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 3-5 | 850 students
    1.3 miles
    99 Dragon Dr
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-2300
    1.3 3-5 850
  • Jefferson Jefferson Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 869 students
    1.4 miles
    100 Dragon Dr
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-2882
    1.4 6-8 869
  • Jefferson Jefferson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 902 students
    1.6 miles
    415 Hoschton St
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-8242
    1.6 PK-2 902
  • Jefferson Jefferson High School Math: 69% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,103 student
    1.7 miles
    575 Washington St
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-2881
    1.7 9-12 1,103
  • Jefferson Gum Springs Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 858 students
    5.3 miles
    600 Gum Springs Church Rd
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 654-5580
    5.3 PK-5 858

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