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For the 2021 school year, there are 71 public schools serving 23,372 students in Jackson County, MI. Jackson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public schools in Jackson County, MI are Columbia Upper Elementary School, Warner Elementary School and Parma Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jackson County, MI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Jackson County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Michigan public schools.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Best Jackson County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Columbia Upper Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    321 School St
    Brooklyn, MI 49230
    (517) 592-2181

    Grades: 3-6 | 409 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Warner Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    118 Star Rd
    Spring Arbor, MI 49283
    (517) 841-8570

    Grades: PK-5 | 392 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Parma Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    385 Elizabeth St
    Parma, MI 49269
    (517) 841-8670

    Grades: PK-5 | 404 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Napoleon High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    201 West Avenue
    Napoleon, MI 49261
    (517) 536-8667

    Grades: 9-12 | 367 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Hanoverhorton Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    131 Fairview St
    Hanover, MI 49241
    (517) 563-0103

    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Western High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1400 South Dearing Rd
    Parma, MI 49269
    (517) 841-8270

    Grades: 9-12 | 900 students
  • Rank: #7-97.-9.
    Columbia Alternative Education Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4460 North Lake Rd
    Clarklake, MI 49234
    (517) 529-9400

    Grades: 6-12 | 119 students
  • Rank: #7-97.-9.
    Northwest Alternative High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6900 Rives Junction Rd
    Jackson, MI 49201
    (517) 817-4702

    Grades: 7-12 | 91 students
  • Rank: #7-97.-9.
    Woodville Community Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3950 Catherine St
    Jackson, MI 49203
    (517) 841-8770

    Grades: 9-12 | 82 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Grass Lake Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1000 Grass Lake Rd
    Grass Lake, MI 49240
    (517) 867-5550

    Grades: 6-8 | 278 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Ezra Eby Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    220 West
    Napoleon, MI 49261
    (517) 905-5717

    Grades: PK-5 | 582 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Bean Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3201 Noble Rd
    Spring Arbor, MI 49283
    (517) 841-8470

    Grades: PK-5 | 422 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Napoleon Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    204 West
    Napoleon, MI 49261
    (517) 905-5718

    Grades: 6-8 | 312 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Columbia Central High School Math: 34% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    11775 Hewitt Rd
    Brooklyn, MI 49230
    (517) 592-6634

    Grades: 7-12 | 600 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Sharp Park Academy Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    766 Park Rd
    Jackson, MI 49203
    (517) 841-2860

    Grades: PK-5 | 275 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Grass Lake High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    11500 Warrior Trl
    Grass Lake, MI 49240
    (517) 867-5570

    Grades: 9-12 | 362 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Hanoverhorton Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    10000 Moscow Rd
    Horton, MI 49246
    (517) 563-0102

    Grades: 6-8 | 254 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Paragon Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3750 Mccain Rd
    Jackson, MI 49201
    (517) 750-9500

    Grades: K-8 | 640 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Lyle A Torrant Center Special Education School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1175 West Parnall Rd
    Jackson, MI 49201
    (517) 768-5129

    Grades: PK-12 | 154 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Jackson Isd Local Based Special Education Programs Special Education School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    6700 Browns Lake Road
    Jackson, MI 49201
    (517) 990-3614

    Grades: PK-12 | 106 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Hanoverhorton High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    10000 Moscow Rd
    Horton, MI 49246
    (517) 563-0101

    Grades: 9-12 | 353 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Concord Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    405 South Main St
    Concord, MI 49237
    (517) 524-6650

    Grades: PK-5 | 261 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    George Long Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    829 South Union St
    Grass Lake, MI 49240
    (517) 867-5590

    Grades: PK-5 | 614 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Western Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 South Dearing Rd
    Parma, MI 49269
    (517) 841-8370

    Grades: 6-8 | 711 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Da Vinci Institute 912 Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2255 Emmons Rd
    Jackson, MI 49201
    (517) 796-0031

    Grades: 9-12 | 220 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Dibble Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3450 Kibby Rd
    Jackson, MI 49203
    (517) 841-3970

    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Keicher Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    137 Broad St
    Michigan Center, MI 49254
    (517) 764-5200

    Grades: 3-6 | 423 students
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Jackson Preparatory Early College Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2111 Emmons Rd
    Jackson, MI 49201
    (517) 768-2093

    Grades: 6-12 | 399 students
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Northwest High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4200 Van Horn Rd
    Jackson, MI 49201
    (517) 817-4702

    Grades: 9-12 | 906 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Northwest Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3757 Lansing Ave
    Jackson, MI 49202
    (517) 817-4704

    Grades: 3-5 | 755 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Springport Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 West Main St
    Springport, MI 49284
    (517) 857-3465

    Grades: PK-5 | 427 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Michigan Center Jrsr High School Math: 27% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 S State St
    Michigan Center, MI 49254
    (517) 764-1440

    Grades: 7-12 | 657 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Jackson High School Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    544 Wildwood Ave
    Jackson, MI 49201
    (517) 841-3700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,210 student
  • Rank: #3434.
    Springport Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 W Main St
    Springport, MI 49284
    (517) 857-3445

    Grades: 6-8 | 243 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Concord Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    405 South Main St
    Concord, MI 49237
    (517) 524-8854

    Grades: 6-8 | 181 students
  • Show 36 more public schools in Jackson County, MI (out of 71 total schools)
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