Jackson Middle School

235 College Ave
Jackson, AL 36545
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Jackson Middle School serves 329 students in grades 6-8.
Jackson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jackson Middle School's student population of 329 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
329 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Jackson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jackson Middle School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#940 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
65%
32%
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White
31%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jackson Middle School's ranking?
Jackson Middle School is ranked #940 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Jackson Middle School often compared to?
Jackson Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Thomasville Middle School, Leroy High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Jackson Middle School?
329 students attend Jackson Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Jackson Middle School students are Black, 31% of students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jackson Middle School?
Jackson Middle School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Jackson Middle School offer ?
Jackson Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Jackson Middle School part of?
Jackson Middle School is part of Clarke County School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School Students/Teachers
May 24, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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