James Jackson Elementary School

  • James Jackson Elementary School serves 1,051 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • James Jackson Elementary School's student population of 1,051 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,051 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Jackson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Jackson Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1199 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
15%
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Black
81%
37%
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White
2%
40%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Jackson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.330.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClayton County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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