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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 4 top public middle schools in Jefferson County School District, serving 2,632 students.
  • Public middle school in Jefferson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus Tennessee public middle school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus 33% Tennessee statewide average). This district's average middle school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Tennessee.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is Maury Middle School, with 40% math proficiency and 40% reading proficiency. Read more about public middle school math/reading proficiency statistics in Tennessee or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic) , which is less than the Tennessee public middle school average of 36% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Tennessee public middle school average of 16:1.

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
2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
# of Schools4 Schools643 Schools
# of Students2,632 Students340,236 Students
# of Teachers156 Teachers21,237 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 138 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 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 Score0.270.53
# of American Indian Students4 Students521 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students13 Students6,167 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students279 Students28,252 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
8%
# of Black Students54 Students79,065 Students
% Black Students
2%
23%
# of White Students2,232 Students219,118 Students
% White Students
85%
65%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student300 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students49 Students6,813 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:444,772
# of Students in Kindergarten:1198,595
# of Students in 1st Grade:1498,440
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1378,509
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1409,250
# of Students in 4th Grade:14010,369
# of Students in 5th Grade:16122,611
# of Students in 6th Grade:61969,609
# of Students in 7th Grade:56474,325
# of Students in 8th Grade:55973,749
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 13,733
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 12,517
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 12,151
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 11,606
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $7,665 in this school district is less than the state average of $8,897. 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 $8,572. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$7,665$8,897
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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$7,570$8,572
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 2016-17 school year data.

Jefferson County School District Public Middle Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | TN School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Jefferson City Jefferson Middle School Math: 30% / Reading: 23% | Bottom 50%
    361 West Broadway Bl
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    (865)475-6133

    Grades: 6-8 | 676 students
  • Dandridge Maury Middle School Math: 40% / Reading: 40% | Top 30%
    965 Maury Cr
    Dandridge, TN 37725
    (865)397-3424

    Grades: 6-8 | 601 students
  • Strawberry Plains Rush Strong Elementary School Math: 21% / Reading: 32% | Bottom 50%
    3081 W Old Andrew Johnson Hw
    Strawberry Plains, TN 37871
    (865)933-5313

    Grades: PK-8 | 519 students
  • White Pine White Pine Elementary School Math: 21% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    3060 Roy Messer Hw
    White Pine, TN 37890
    (865)674-2596

    Grades: PK-8 | 836 students
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