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Avg. test scores 37%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 47%

Jackson school information

IndexJacksonMichiganNational
Average Test Scores31%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio29:122:116:1
Total public schools373,42179,221
Total private schools983524,874
Total post-secondary schools21967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Jackson are 37% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 37 public schools in Jackson
  • 78.1% of people in Jackson have completed 8th grade
  • 75.9% of people in Jackson have completed high school
  • 16.1% of people in Jackson have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Jackson, MI Schools

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      Education level achieved in Jackson

      IndexJacksonMichiganNational
      Completed 8th grade78.1%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school75.9%85.9%83.0%
      Completed some college49.4%60.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree25.1%36.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors16.1%27.4%30.3%
      Completed masters4.1%10.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

      Jackson, MI School Districts

      • Jackson Public Schools
      • East Jackson Community Schools
      • Northwest School District
      • Western School District

      There are a total of 37 public schools, 9 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Jackson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jackson, MI schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 29:1. In Jackson, MI, an average of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hanover, MI44055%11%
      Stockbridge, MI1,21048%3%
      Brooklyn, MI1,41346%8%
      Leslie, MI1,86545%9%
      Spring Arbor, MI2,95244%12%
      Jackson, MI33,16531%37%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lawndale, CA33,16134%30%
      Manitowoc, WI33,18345%8%
      Fair Lawn, NJ33,20565%31%
      Hilliard, OH33,10881%65%
      Montgomery Village, MD33,09118%63%
      Jackson, MI33,16531%37%
      Source: The Jackson, MI 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.