Jacksonville High School

  • Jacksonville High School serves 1,272 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jacksonville High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Jacksonville High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Jacksonville High School's student population of 1,272 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jacksonville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jacksonville High School is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#5687 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
51%
52%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
29%
28%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jacksonville High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.630.63
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Graduation Rate
88%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jacksonville High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJacksonville ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Jacksonville High School is Compass Center (1.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Compass Center Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 7 students
    1.0 miles
    436 S W Loop 456
    Jacksonville, TX 75766
    (903)589-3926
    1.0 4-12 7
  • Jacksonville Nichols Intermediate School
    Grades: 5-6 | 750 students
    1.0 miles
    818 S W Loop 456
    Jacksonville, TX 75766
    (903)541-0213
    1.0 5-6 750
  • Jacksonville East Side Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 595 students
    1.1 miles
    711 Ft Worth St
    Jacksonville, TX 75766
    (903)586-5146
    1.1 PK-4 595
  • Jacksonville Fred Douglass
    Grades: PK-4 | 666 students
    1.9 miles
    1501 E Pine
    Jacksonville, TX 75766
    (903)586-6519
    1.9 PK-4 666
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 677 students
    1.9 miles
    1541 E Pine
    Jacksonville, TX 75766
    (903)586-3686
    1.9 7-8 677

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