5001 S Miami Rd
South Bend, IN 46614
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Jackson Middle School serves 585 students in grades 6-8.
Jackson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana 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 3% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 8% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 585 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jackson Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Jackson Middle School's student population of 585 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
585 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Jackson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jackson Middle School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1733 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
26%
13%
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Black
36%
13%
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White
25%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jackson Middle School's ranking?

Jackson Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for: Most diverse schools (Top 5%) and Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

3% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 8% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).

How many students attend Jackson Middle School?

585 students attend Jackson Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

36% of Jackson Middle School students are Black, 26% of students are Hispanic, 25% of students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Jackson Middle School?

Jackson Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 16:1.

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?

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 585 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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