Jackson High School

  • Jackson High School serves 1,279 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the MI average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Jackson High School operates within the Jackson School District.
  • Jackson School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1279 students has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,279 students
Jackson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Jackson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
Jackson High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeJackson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
Jackson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Jackson High School American Indian Students (1988-2012)
Asian
1%
3%
Jackson High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Jackson High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
38%
18%
Jackson High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
54%
68%
Jackson High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Jackson High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJackson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.570.50
Jackson High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
51%
41%
Jackson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Jackson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jackson School District's student population of 5,444 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 67% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,128 is higher than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,260 is higher than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameJackson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed5,444760
Jackson School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate69%82%
Jackson School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$72 MM$11 MM
Jackson School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$72 MM$11 MM
Jackson School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,128$11,681
Jackson School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,260$11,849
Jackson School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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