1651 W Independence St
Jackson, MO 63755
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Jackson Middle School serves 787 students in grades 6-7.
Jackson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Jackson Middle School's student population of 787 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-7
Total Students
787 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Jackson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jackson Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1325 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
90%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-7
  • Students: 787 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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