Jefferson County High School

1157 Warrior Trl
Louisville, GA 30434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Jefferson County High School serves 828 students in grades 9-12.
Jefferson County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Jefferson County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Jefferson County High School's student population of 828 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students828 students
This chart display total students of Jefferson County High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Jefferson County High School
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Jefferson County High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Jefferson County High School by grade.

School Comparison

Jefferson County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson County High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1877 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Jefferson County High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson County High School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson County High School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jefferson County High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jefferson County High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson County High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
69%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson County High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
25%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson County High School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jefferson County High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.460.69
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson County High School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Jefferson County High School and public school graduation rate of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jefferson County High School is Glascock County Consolidated School (15.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Louisville Middle School (6.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Louisville Louisville Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 291 students
    6.1 miles
    1200 School St
    Louisville, GA 30434
    (478) 625-7764
    6.1 6-8 291
  • Louisville Louisville Academy Math: 15% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
    6.5 miles
    425 W 9th St
    Louisville, GA 30434
    (478) 625-7794
    6.5 PK-5 485
  • Wrens Wrens Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 253 students
    8.0 miles
    101 Griffin St
    Wrens, GA 30833
    (706) 547-6580
    8 6-8 253
  • Wrens Wrens Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 572 students
    8.5 miles
    1711 Ga Highway 17 N
    Wrens, GA 30833
    (706) 547-2063
    8.5 PK-5 572
  • Gibson Glascock County Consolidated School Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 539 students
    15.1 miles
    1230 Panther Way
    Gibson, GA 30810
    (706) 598-2121
    15.1 PK-12 539

School Reviews

Review Jefferson County High School. 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

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Should students wear uniforms? Learn more about the pros and cons of uniform policies in public schools.
Michelle Rhee's name seems to garner press as often as Education Secretary Arne Duncan, but Rhee has her equal share of critics and supporters. Learn about Rhee's controversial reforms and plans for revolutionizing education in this country.
Is your public school on Facebook? Learn about the positives and disadvantages with getting your district on the most popular destination online.