Jefferson High School

575 Washington St
Jefferson, GA 30549
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Jefferson High School serves 1,103 students in grades 9-12.
Jefferson High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Jefferson High School's student population of 1,103 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,103 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

Jefferson High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 High School is 0.38, 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
#146 out of 2188 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
8%
37%
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White
78%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.69
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Graduation Rate
95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jefferson High School is Jackson County High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jefferson Jefferson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 902 students
    0.2 miles
    415 Hoschton St
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-8242
    0.2 PK-2 902
  • Jefferson Jefferson Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 869 students
    0.4 miles
    100 Dragon Dr
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-2882
    0.4 6-8 869
  • Jefferson Jefferson Academy Math: 68% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 3-5 | 850 students
    0.5 miles
    99 Dragon Dr
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-2300
    0.5 3-5 850
  • Jefferson Jackson County High School Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,190 student
    1.7 miles
    1668 Winder Hwy
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-5003
    1.7 9-12 1,190
  • Commerce East Jackson Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-7 | 564 students
    6.4 miles
    1880 Hoods Mill Rd
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706) 335-2083
    6.4 6-7 564

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