Jackson Middle School

  • Jackson Middle School serves 361 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Jackson Middle School's student population of 361 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students361 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Jackson Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Jackson Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Jackson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Jackson Middle School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank#852 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Jackson Middle School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jackson Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jackson Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jackson Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Jackson Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jackson Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
64%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jackson Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
33%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jackson Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jackson Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.490.59
This chart display the diversity score of Jackson Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jackson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jackson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClarke County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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