Jefferson Academy

99 Dragon Dr
Jefferson, GA 30549
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Jefferson Academy serves 910 students in grades 3-5.
Jefferson Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 910 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jefferson Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Jefferson Academy's student population of 910 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
910 students
This chart display total students of Jefferson Academy by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Jefferson Academy
Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Jefferson Academy by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Jefferson Academy by grade.

School Rankings

Jefferson Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Academy is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#73 out of 2168 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Jefferson Academy, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jefferson Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jefferson Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
7%
36%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
79%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jefferson Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Academy.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.37
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson Academy and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Academy's ranking?
Jefferson Academy is ranked #73 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Jefferson Academy often compared to?
Jefferson Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Gum Springs Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
81% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Academy?
910 students attend Jefferson Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Jefferson Academy students are White, 7% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Academy?
Jefferson Academy has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Jefferson Academy offer ?
Jefferson Academy offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Jefferson Academy part of?
Jefferson Academy is part of Jefferson City School District.

School Reviews

Review Jefferson Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Learn about how public schools are making their campuses greener through technology investments, policy changes, and eco-friendly student education.
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Public Schools in a Minute
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 910 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Quick Links