Jefferson City school information

IndexJefferson CityTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores49%51%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools31,39079,235
Total private schoolsn/a43024,875
Total post-secondary schools11897,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Jefferson City are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Jefferson City.
  • 80.5% of people in Jefferson City have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.1% of people in Jefferson City have completed high school.
  • 20.3% of people in Jefferson City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Jefferson City

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  • Dandridge Head Start546 Patriot DrGrades: PK - PKStudents: 2 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Jefferson Elementary321 W Broadway BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 829 · Ratio: 16:149
  • Jefferson Middle School361 West Boadway BlGrades: 06 - 08Students: 628 · Ratio: 16:148

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Education level achieved in Jefferson City

IndexJefferson CityTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade80.5%81.2%83.8%
Completed high school76.1%78.8%82.4%
Completed some college48.4%51.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree27.2%30.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.3%24.4%29.3%
Completed masters5.5%8.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Market, TN1,21457%17%
Morristown, TN29,15252%24%
Rutledge, TN1,39350%26%
White Pine, TN2,40550%27%
Dandridge, TN2,83449%28%
Jefferson City, TN8,34249%29%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lewistown, PA8,34159%14%
Athol, MA8,34045%34%
Palm Beach, FL8,34482%20%
Gonzales, CA8,33624%64%
Commerce, TX8,34883%21%
Jefferson City, TN8,34249%29%
Source: The Jefferson City, 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.