Jefferson County High School

  • Jefferson County High School serves 799 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (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 26% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson County High School's student population of 799 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 Students799 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson County High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson County High School is 0.46, which is more 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#1729 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
41%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
41%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
68%
37%
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White
28%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.460.42
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Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Jefferson County High School and public school graduation rate of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
57%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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