PROFICIENCY 32% 17% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Amador County Unified

Jackson Junior High is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Amador County Unified" in Jackson, CA. There are a total of 345 students and 16 teachers at Jackson Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 142 free lunch students and 27 reduced lunch students.

Jackson Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.5%, which is 17% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch142
Reduced lunch27


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Junior High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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 Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 72.5% 70.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 1.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 15.9% 18.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.7% 2.8% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.2% 6.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Jackson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)36423291
Median age36.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English78%56%79%
Speak Spanish19%29%13%

Education level achieved in Jackson

Completed 8th grade79.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college43.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Jackson Junior High 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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