PROFICIENCY 32% 15% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
29%Clarke County
28%Jackson
37%Alabama

Jackson High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Clarke County" in Jackson, AL. There are a total of 625 students and 36 teachers at Jackson High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 268 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Jackson High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 15% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students625
Teachers36
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch268
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment8
Taking some courses8
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Jackson High School, there are a total of 8 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 8 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All10-14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-54%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50-54%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Jackson High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 30.5% 33.6% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 68.6% 64.1% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.3% 0.3% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 0.9% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.5% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 0.6% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Jackson Intermediate School33%1.4Jackson, AL
Jackson Middle School26%2.5Jackson, AL
Leroy High School34%6.0Leroy, AL

Jackson demographics profile

StatisticJacksonAlabamaNational
Population1,5834,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3199291
Median age36.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade82.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school82.5%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college40.2%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.4%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Jackson High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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