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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public high schools in Jackson, MO, serving 1,940 students. Jackson, MO public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Missouri public high school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 55% statewide average). High schools in Jackson have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Missouri public high schools.
The top ranked public high schools in Jackson, MO are Russell Hawkins Junior High School and Jackson Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jackson, MO public high school have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the Missouri average of 90%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Jackson Senior High School, with 94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Missouri or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Missouri public high school average of 26% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the Missouri public high school average of 14:1.

Top Jackson, MO Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Russell Hawkins Junior High School Math: 71% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    210 N West Ln
    Jackson, MO 63755
    (573) 243-9533

    Grades: 8-9 | 801 students
  • Jackson Senior High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    315 S Missouri
    Jackson, MO 63755
    (573) 243-9513

    Grades: 10-12 | 1,139 student
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