South Jackson Elementary School

1630 New Kings Bridge Rd
Athens, GA 30607
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
South Jackson Elementary School serves 663 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
South Jackson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 663 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Jackson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

South Jackson Elementary School's student population of 663 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

South Jackson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of South Jackson Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#907 out of 2168 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
18%
18%
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Black
8%
36%
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White
67%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Jackson Elementary School's ranking?
South Jackson Elementary School is ranked #907 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are South Jackson Elementary School often compared to?
South Jackson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jefferson Elementary School, East Jackson Middle School, East Jackson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend South Jackson Elementary School?
663 students attend South Jackson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of South Jackson Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Jackson Elementary School?
South Jackson Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does South Jackson Elementary School offer ?
South Jackson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is South Jackson Elementary School part of?
South Jackson Elementary School is part of Jackson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 663 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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