Jackson County School District
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 4 public schools in Jackson County School District, serving 1,493 students. Jackson County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
- Public schools in Jackson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 34% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
- Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).
- The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Tennessee public school average of 16:1.
|School District Name||Jackson County School District|
|School District Website||http://www.jacksoncoschools.com|
|School District Phone Number||(931) 268-0268|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 09|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (TN)|
|# of Schools||4 Schools||1,782 Schools|
|# of Students||1,493 Students||1,002,012 Students|
|# of Teachers||103 Teachers||63,501 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||16:1|
- Jackson County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 145 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
- The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (TN)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#102 out of 146 school districts|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||3 Students||1,649 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||5 Students||19,810 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||34 Students||103,173 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||2 Students||219,476 Students|
|% Black Students||n/a|
|# of White Students||1,423 Students||629,507 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||1,096 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||26 Students||27,301 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||63||28,379|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||125||75,482|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||104||74,633|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||107||74,145|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||103||74,844|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||97||78,085|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||118||78,681|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||111||76,941|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||109||75,058|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||126||74,150|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||113||75,782|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||107||74,322|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||107||72,070|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||103||69,440|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $10,749 is higher than the state median of $9,944. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
- The school district's spending/student of $10,390 is higher than the state median of $9,674. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (TN)|
|Total Revenue||$16 MM||$34 MM|
|Spending||$16 MM||$33 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$10,749||$9,944|
|Revenue / Student||$10,390||$9,674|
Jackson County School District Public Schools (2020-21)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Gainesboro Elementary School 611 Main St
Gainesboro, TN 38562
Grades: PK-3 | 337 students
- Dodson Branch Elementary School 16221 Dodson Branch Hwy
Cookeville, TN 38501
Grades: PK-8 | 281 students
- Jackson County Middle School 170 Blue Devil Ln
Gainesboro, TN 38562
Grades: 4-8 | 445 students
- Jackson County High School 190 Blue Devil Ln
Gainesboro, TN 38562
Grades: 9-12 | 430 students
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