Jackson Elementary School

  • Jackson Elementary School serves 341 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jackson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jackson Elementary School's student population of 341 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jackson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jackson Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#1055 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
63%
10%
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Black
31%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
5%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jackson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.510.55
This chart display the diversity score of Jackson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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I went to Jackson Elementary School and left sixth grade there in 1967. I have such good memories of my school. I just retired as an elementary school teacher. I am moving back to Memphis in the spring and hoping the school will let me volunteer there. I would love to help me to school.
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