400 Gum Springs Church Rd
Jefferson, GA 30549
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
West Jackson Middle School serves 1,006 students in grades 6-8.
West Jackson Middle 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

West Jackson Middle School's student population of 1,006 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,006 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

West Jackson Middle 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 West Jackson Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#671 out of 2196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
15%
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Black
5%
37%
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White
77%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,006 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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