Jackson school information

IndexJacksonTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores42%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools241,39079,221
Total private schools743024,874
Total post-secondary schools71897,963
The Jackson, TN educational system consists of 24 public schools, 7 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Jackson public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 19% lower than than the Tennessee average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jackson public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.6% have completed high school, 28.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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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.
  • 84.7% of people in Jackson have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.6% of people in Jackson have completed high school.
  • 28.3% of people in Jackson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade84.7%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.6%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college56.5%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.3%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Medina, TN4,02576%53%
Henderson, TN6,49164%29%
Humboldt, TN8,25452%6%
Gadsden, TN52847%4%
Jackson, TN67,16242%14%

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Jackson, TN67,16242%14%
Source: The Jackson, TN 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.