Avg. test scores 39%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 43%

Jackson school information

Average Test Scores30%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools41,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Jackson are 39% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Jackson
  • 79.4% of people in Jackson have completed 8th grade
  • 78.9% of people in Jackson have completed high school
  • 17.2% of people in Jackson have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Jackson

      Completed 8th grade79.4%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school78.9%79.2%83.0%
      Completed some college42.1%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree25.6%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.2%24.0%30.3%
      Completed masters7.8%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

      Jackson, AL School Districts

      • Clarke County School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Jackson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jackson, AL schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Jackson, AL, an average of 79.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.9% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Leroy, AL70034%32%
      Grove Hill, AL1,58328%43%
      Jackson, AL5,00230%39%

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      Shanor-Northvue, PA5,00170%42%
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      Giddings, TX5,00059%21%
      Gardnertown, NY5,00429%42%
      Jackson, AL5,00230%39%
      Source: The Jackson, AL 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.