Jackson High School

717 S Harkness St
Jackson, GA 30233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Jackson High School serves 962 students in grades 9-12.
Jackson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Jackson High School's student population of 962 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students962 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Rankings

Jackson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jackson High School is 0.52, 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
#1773 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
22%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
32%
37%
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White
62%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.69
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Graduation Rate
(18-19)
84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameButts County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jackson High School is Locust Grove High School (6.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Henderson Middle School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson Henderson Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 813 students
    1.1 miles
    494 George Tate Dr
    Jackson, GA 30233
    (770) 504-2310
    1.1 6-8 813
  • Jackson Hampton L. Daughtry Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
    1.9 miles
    150 Shiloh Rd
    Jackson, GA 30233
    (770) 504-2356
    1.9 PK-5 536
  • Jackson Stark Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 614 students
    2.2 miles
    209 Stark Rd
    Jackson, GA 30233
    (770) 775-9470
    2.2 PK-5 614
  • Jackson Jackson Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 557 students
    2.9 miles
    1105 Brownlee Rd
    Jackson, GA 30233
    (770) 775-9480
    2.9 PK-5 557
  • Locust Grove Locust Grove Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 992 students
    5.8 miles
    3315 S Ola Rd
    Locust Grove, GA 30248
    (770) 957-6055
    5.8 6-8 992

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