West Jackson Middle School

400 Gum Springs Church Rd
Jefferson, GA 30549
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 1,355 students in grades 6-8, West Jackson Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 50% in GA
  • : 46% (Top 30%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Jackson Middle School's student population of 1,355 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,355 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
81 teachers
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School Rankings

West Jackson Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 2,204 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Jackson Middle School is 0.54, 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.
This School
State Level (GA)
#686 out of 2204 schools
(Top 50%)
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46%
37%
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43%
40%
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36%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
18%
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Black
8%
36%
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White
65%
37%
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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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0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Jackson Middle School's ranking?
West Jackson Middle School is ranked #686 out of 2,204 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are West Jackson Middle School often compared to?
West Jackson Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jefferson Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% GA state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% GA state average).
How many students attend West Jackson Middle School?
1,355 students attend West Jackson Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of West Jackson Middle School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Jackson Middle School?
West Jackson Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does West Jackson Middle School offer ?
West Jackson Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is West Jackson Middle School part of?
West Jackson Middle School is part of Jackson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 46% (Top 30%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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