Jackson school information

IndexJacksonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools148,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Jackson, CA educational system consists of 14 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jackson public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 27% lower than than the California average and 44% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jackson public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.5% have completed high school, 18.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jackson are 44% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Jackson.
  • 89.5% of people in Jackson have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.5% of people in Jackson have completed high school.
  • 18.7% of people in Jackson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade89.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college62.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Jackson (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sutter Creek, CA2,48748%2%
Mokelumne Hill, CA58440%20%
Valley Springs, CA3,29336%28%
Plymouth, CA96132%34%
Pine Grove, CA1,65332%35%
Jackson, CA4,63028%44%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Perry, UT4,63044%11%
Hawthorne, NY4,63130%39%
Tea, SD4,62840%18%
Rock Hill, MO4,62867%36%
Lemoyne, PA4,62750%1%
Jackson, CA4,63028%44%
Source: The Jackson, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.