Jackson school information

IndexJacksonMississippiNational
Average Test Scores50%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools6689379,235
Total private schools3120624,875
Total post-secondary schools12687,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Jackson are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 66 public schools in Jackson.
  • 80.8% of people in Jackson have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.4% of people in Jackson have completed high school.
  • 26.0% of people in Jackson have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Jackson

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  • Bailey Magnet School1900 N State StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 43 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Baker Elementary School300 East Santa Clair StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 351 · Ratio: 22:165
  • Barr Elementary School1593 W Capitol StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 207 · Ratio: 15:164
  • Bates Elementary School3180 Mcdowell Road ExtGrades: PK - 05Students: 493 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Blackburn Middle School1311 W Pearl StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 446 · Ratio: 14:149
  • Boyd Elementary School4531 Broadmeadow DriveGrades: 03 - 05Students: 41 · Ratio: 17:167
  • Bradley Elementary School2601 Ivanhoe DriveGrades: 03 - 05Students: 186 · Ratio: 17:174
  • Brinkley Middle School3535 Albermarle RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 455 · Ratio: 17:142
  • Brown Elementary School146 E Ash StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 198 · Ratio: 13:149
  • Callaway High School601 Beasley RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,084 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Capital City Alternative School2221 Boling StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Cardozo Middle School3180 Mcdowell Rd ExtGrades: 06 - 08Students: 563 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Career Academic Placement Program622 Duling AvenueGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Career Development Center2703 First AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Casey Elementary School2101 Lake CircleGrades: KG - 05Students: 38 · Ratio: 18:178
  • Chastain Middle School4650 Manhattan RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 772 · Ratio: 14:146
  • Clausell Elementary School3330 Harley StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 412 · Ratio: 20:164
  • Davis Magnet School750 N Congress StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 288 · Ratio: 19:188
  • Dawson Elementary School4215 Sunset DriveGrades: PK - 02Students: 282 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Forest Hill High School2607 Raymond RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,329 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • French Elementary School311 Joel AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 281 · Ratio: 18:166
  • Galloway Elementary School186 Idlewild StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 27 · Ratio: 14:136
  • Gary Road Elementary7241 Gary RoadGrades: KG - 02Students: 93 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Gary Road Intermediate School7255 Gary RoadGrades: 03 - 05Students: 971 · Ratio: 20:156
  • George Elementary School1020 Hunter StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 186 · Ratio: 14:187
  • Green Elementary School610 Forest AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 408 · Ratio: 19:166
  • Hardy Middle School545 Ellis AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 534 · Ratio: 16:145
  • Isable Elementary School1716 Isable StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 419 · Ratio: 19:134
  • Jim Hill High School2185 Fortune StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,223 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • John Hopkins Elementary School170 John Hopkins RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 499 · Ratio: 19:136
  • Johnson Elementary School1339 Oakpark DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 364 · Ratio: 16:135
  • Key Elementary School699 W. Mcdowell RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 422 · Ratio: 18:155
  • Kirksey Middle School651 James M. Davis DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 449 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Lake Elementary School472 Mt Vernon AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 454 · Ratio: 16:141
  • Lanier High School833 W Maple StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 783 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Lee Elementary School330 Judy StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 359 · Ratio: 17:134
  • Lester Elementary School2350 Oakhurst DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 342 · Ratio: 21:153
  • Marshall Elementary School2909 Oak Forest DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 466 · Ratio: 20:137
  • Mc Leod Elementary School1616 Sandlewood PlaceGrades: PK - 05Students: 482 · Ratio: 21:161
  • Mcwillie Elementary School4851 Mcwillie CircleGrades: PK - 06Students: 719 · Ratio: 25:191
  • Morrison Academic Advancement Ctr1224 Eminence RowGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Ms School For The Blind1252 Eastover DriveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Ms School For The Deaf Elementary1253 Eastover DriveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:10
  • Ms School For The Deaf Secondary1253 Eastover DriveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:10
  • Ms School For The Deaf Sped1253 Eastover DriveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:10
  • Murrah High School1400 Murrah DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 138 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • North Jackson Elementary School650 N. James M. Davis DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 517 · Ratio: 19:138
  • Northwest Middle School7020 Highway 49 NGrades: 06 - 08Students: 653 · Ratio: 18:146
  • Oak Forest Elementary School1831 Smallwood DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 499 · Ratio: 20:151
  • Pecan Park Elementary School415 Claiborne AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 474 · Ratio: 18:140
  • Peeples Middle School290 Treehaven DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 653 · Ratio: 15:146
  • Poindexter Elementary School1017 Robinson StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 211 · Ratio: 15:148
  • Powell Middle School3655 Livingston RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 62 · Ratio: 15:141
  • Power Apac School1120 Riverside DriveGrades: 04 - 12Students: 17 · Ratio: 11:194
  • Provine High School2400 Robinson RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,028 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Raines Elementary School156 Flag Chapel RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 247 · Ratio: 17:159
  • Rowan Middle School136 E Ash StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 238 · Ratio: 12:142
  • Siwell Middle School1983 N Siwell RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 791 · Ratio: 17:153
  • Smith Elementary School3900 Parkway DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 389 · Ratio: 17:146
  • Spann Elementary School1615 Brecon DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 444 · Ratio: 20:136
  • Sykes Elementary School3555 Simpson StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 475 · Ratio: 20:151
  • Timberlawn Elementary School1980 N Siwell RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Van Winkle Elementary School1655 Whiting RoadGrades: PK - 06Students: 552 · Ratio: 19:145
  • Walton Elementary School3200 Bailey Avenue ExtensionGrades: PK - 05Students: 528 · Ratio: 18:160
  • Watkins Elementary School3915 Watkins DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 354 · Ratio: 18:172
  • Whitten Middle School210 Daniel Lake BoulevardGrades: 06 - 08Students: 727 · Ratio: 17:124
  • Wilkins Elementary School1970 Castle Hill DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 533 · Ratio: 21:137
  • Wingfield High School1985 Scanlon DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,104 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Woodville Heights Elementary School2930 Mcdowell Road ExtensionGrades: KG - 05Students: 452 · Ratio: 21:143
  • Youth Court School400 E Silas BrownGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade80.8%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school79.4%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college58.7%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors26.0%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters10.5%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.9%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.4%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madison, MS24,87185%25%
Clinton, MS25,48673%7%
Flowood, MS8,21869%1%
Brandon, MS22,61668%1%
Ridgeland, MS24,20966%4%
Jackson, MS173,63150%27%

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Jackson, MS173,63150%27%
Source: The Jackson, MS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.