1157 Warrior Trl
Louisville, GA 30434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 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).

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

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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 Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
828 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2023 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
69%
37%
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White
25%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
83%
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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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 828 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Btm 50%)

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