Jefferson Middle School

  • Jefferson Middle School serves 848 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher 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 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Middle School's student population of 848 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students848 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School is 0.32, which is less 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#132 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
8%
37%
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White
82%
40%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.320.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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