1630 New Kings Bridge Rd
Athens, GA 30607
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
South Jackson Elementary School serves 670 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 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 62% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 670 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Jackson Elementary School's student population of 670 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
670 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

South Jackson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#962 out of 2196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
19%
17%
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Black
8%
36%
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White
67%
38%
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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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.51
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Fall Break - Student/Teacher Holiday
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break (Student/Teacher Holiday)
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of School for 2022-2023 School Year
May 23, 2023 (Tuesday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 670 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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