Jacksonville High School

  • Jacksonville High School serves 703 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Jacksonville High School operates within the Jacksonville City School District.
  • Jacksonville City School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 703 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 703 students
Jacksonville High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Jacksonville High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Jacksonville High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Jacksonville High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Jacksonville High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Jacksonville High School American Indian Students (1994-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Jacksonville High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Jacksonville High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
31%
33%
Jacksonville High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
65%
56%
Jacksonville High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jacksonville High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Jacksonville High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Jacksonville High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.58
Jacksonville High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
47%
Jacksonville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Jacksonville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jacksonville City School District's student population of 1,544 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,301 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,125 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Jacksonville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
6
Number of Students Managed 1,544 2,879
Jacksonville City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 74%
Jacksonville City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $28 MM
Jacksonville City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $14 MM $29 MM
Jacksonville City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,301 $9,721
Jacksonville City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,125 $10,229
Jacksonville City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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