Jefferson Middle School

100 Dragon Dr
Jefferson, GA 30549
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Jefferson Middle School serves 869 students in grades 6-8.
Jefferson Middle 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 70% (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 65% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Jefferson Middle School's student population of 869 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students869 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Jefferson Middle 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 Middle School is 0.35, 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
#161 out of 2188 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
9%
37%
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White
80%
40%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Middle School is Jefferson High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Jackson Middle School (6.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Academy (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jefferson Jefferson Academy Math: 68% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 3-5 | 850 students
    0.1 miles
    99 Dragon Dr
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-2300
    0.1 3-5 850
  • Jefferson Jefferson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 902 students
    0.3 miles
    415 Hoschton St
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-8242
    0.3 PK-2 902
  • Jefferson Jefferson High School Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,103 student
    0.4 miles
    575 Washington St
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-2881
    0.4 9-12 1,103
  • Jefferson Jackson County High School Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,190 student
    1.4 miles
    1668 Winder Hwy
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 367-5003
    1.4 9-12 1,190
  • Jefferson West Jackson Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,006 student
    6.0 miles
    400 Gum Springs Church Rd
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706) 654-2775
    6 6-8 1,006

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