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Overview

School District NameJefferson County School District
School District Websitehttp://jc-schools.net/
School District Phone Number(865)397-3194
School District Grades OfferedPK - 09
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
# of Schools1 School424 Schools
# of Students2,129 Students321,416 Students
# of Teachers129 Teachers19,186 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 123 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jefferson County  School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.190.52
# of American Indian Students2 Students571 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students21 Students6,035 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students121 Students25,115 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
8%
# of Black Students44 Students73,459 Students
% Black Students
2%
23%
# of White Students1,916 Students210,517 Students
% White Students
90%
65%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students315 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students23 Students5,404 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 1,334
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 965
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 923
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 926
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 1,004
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 1,022
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 1,610
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 5,267
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 7,009
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 7,593
# of Students in 9th Grade:54976,973
# of Students in 10th Grade:53475,473
# of Students in 11th Grade:55472,461
# of Students in 12th Grade:49268,856
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $7,665 in this school district is less than the state average of $8,717. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $7,570 is less than the state average of $8,398. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
Total Revenue$58 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jefferson County  School District and average revenue for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$57 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Jefferson County  School District and average spending for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$7,665$8,717
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jefferson County  School District and average revenue per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$7,570$8,398
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jefferson County  School District and average spending per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Jefferson County School District Public High Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | TN School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Dandridge Jefferson Co High School Math: 25% / Reading: 37% | Top 50%
    115 W Dumplin Valley Rd
    Dandridge, TN 37725
    (865)397-3182

    Grades: 9-12 | 2089 students
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