Jefferson High School

  • Jefferson High School serves 935 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Jefferson High School operates within the Jefferson City School District.
  • Jefferson City School District's 83% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 935 students has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 935 students
Jefferson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Jefferson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Jefferson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Jefferson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Jefferson High School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
9%
14%
Jefferson High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
7%
37%
Jefferson High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
81%
42%
Jefferson High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jefferson High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Jefferson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.33 0.41
Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
22%
57%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson City School District's student population of 3,249 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,017 in this district is less than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,593 is higher than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 3,249 3,306
Jefferson City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 69%
Jefferson City School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $33 MM
Jefferson City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $32 MM $33 MM
Jefferson City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,017 $10,007
Jefferson City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,593 $9,869
Jefferson City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JeffersonJefferson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 817 students
    0.2 miles
    415 Hoschton St
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-8242
    0.2PK-2817
  • JeffersonJefferson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 768 students
    0.4 miles
    100 Dragon Dr
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-2882
    0.46-8768
  • JeffersonJefferson Academy
    Grades: 3-5 | 729 students
    0.5 miles
    99 Dragon Dr
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-2300
    0.53-5729
  • JeffersonJackson County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1114 students
    1.7 miles
    P.o. Box 159
    JeffersonGA 30549
    (706)367-5003
    1.79-121114
  • CommerceEast Jackson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 753 students
    6.4 miles
    1880 Hoods Mill Rd
    CommerceGA 30529
    (706)335-2083
    6.46-8753

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