Jackson school information

IndexJacksonTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores42%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools241,39079,235
Total private schools743024,875
Total post-secondary schools71897,965

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  • The average school test scores in Jackson are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Jackson.
  • 82.8% of people in Jackson have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.6% of people in Jackson have completed high school.
  • 27.9% of people in Jackson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade82.8%81.2%83.8%
Completed high school81.6%78.8%82.4%
Completed some college55.4%51.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.9%30.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors27.9%24.4%29.3%
Completed masters9.9%8.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.0%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Medina, TN3,85276%53%
Henderson, TN6,42964%29%
Humboldt, TN8,36352%6%
Gadsden, TN33647%4%
Jackson, TN67,19042%14%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rancho Cordova, CA67,16729%41%
Eau Claire, WI67,03652%6%
Flagstaff, AZ67,41934%31%
Kenner, LA66,92668%37%
St. Charles, MO66,90062%25%
Jackson, TN67,19042%14%
Source: The Jackson, TN 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.