Jackson County Central School District
- For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools in Jackson County Central School District, serving 1,127 students. Jackson County Central School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
- Public schools in Jackson County Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 60% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
- Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Minnesota public school average of 16:1.
|School District Name||Jackson County Central School District|
|School District Website||http://www.jccschools.com/|
|School District Phone Number||(507) 847-3608|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MN)|
|# of Schools||4 Schools||2,561 Schools|
|# of Students||1,127 Students||885,892 Students|
|# of Teachers||82 Teachers||55,880 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||16:1|
- Jackson County Central School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 520 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
- The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MN)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#172 out of 524 school districts|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||n/a||15,036 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||25 Students||60,101 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||48 Students||82,282 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||21 Students||97,668 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||992 Students||588,218 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||697 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||41 Students||41,741 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||19||22,692|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||79||64,220|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||83||63,621|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||76||64,478|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||79||65,799|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||77||67,321|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||95||67,763|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||77||66,635|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||91||66,215|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||96||66,474|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||81||67,065|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||103||66,025|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||87||66,707|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||84||70,877|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $14,157 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,416. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
- The school district's spending/student of $13,571 is less than the state median of $14,606. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MN)|
|Total Revenue||$16 MM||$8 MM|
|Spending||$15 MM||$8 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$14,157||$14,416|
|Revenue / Student||$13,571||$14,606|
Jackson County Central School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Riverside Elementary School 820 Park St
Jackson, MN 56143
Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
- Pleasantview Elementary School 110 Milwaukee St
Lakefield, MN 56150
Grades: PK-5 | 133 students
- Jackson County Central Middle School 205 4th Ave N
Lakefield, MN 56150
Grades: 6-8 | 264 students
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