Jackson Technology Center

1310 Bobbie Ln
Garland, TX 75042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Jackson Technology Center serves 1,327 students in grades 6-8.
Jackson Technology Center placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Jackson Technology Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Jackson Technology Center's student population of 1,327 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

Jackson Technology Center is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jackson Technology Center is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1347 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
16%
4%
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Hispanic
53%
52%
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Black
12%
13%
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White
16%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jackson Technology Center is Gilbreath-reed Career And Technical Center (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harmony School Of Innovation - Garland (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beaver Technology Center (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garland Beaver Technology Center Magnet School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 573 students
    0.3 miles
    3232 March Ln
    Garland, TX 75042
    (972) 494-8301
    0.3 PK-5 573
  • Garland Davis Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 589 students
    0.3 miles
    1621 Mccallum Dr
    Garland, TX 75042
    (972) 494-8205
    0.3 PK-5 589
  • Garland Bradfield Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 498 students
    0.7 miles
    3817 Bucknell Dr
    Garland, TX 75042
    (972) 494-8303
    0.7 PK-5 498
  • Garland Walnut Glen Academy For Excel Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 418 students
    0.8 miles
    3101 Edgewood Dr
    Garland, TX 75042
    (972) 494-8330
    0.8 K-5 418
  • Garland O Henry Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 453 students
    0.9 miles
    4100 Tynes Dr
    Garland, TX 75042
    (469) 593-8200
    0.9 PK-6 453

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