Jackson school information

IndexJacksonMissouriNational
Average Test Scores57%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools81,89979,221
Total private schools253124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Jackson, MO educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jackson public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 12% higher than than the Missouri average and 15% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jackson public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.6% have completed high school, 27.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Jackson are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Jackson.
  • 90.0% of people in Jackson have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.6% of people in Jackson have completed high school.
  • 27.4% of people in Jackson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade90.0%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.6%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.3%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.4%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Ridge, MO23761%23%
Cape Girardeau, MO39,20049%1%
Chaffee, MO2,94545%10%
Delta, MO32044%11%
Scott City, MO4,52439%21%
Jackson, MO14,64157%15%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Warsaw, IN14,64073%49%
Auburndale, FL14,63851%5%
Hopatcong, NJ14,63333%34%
Lebanon, MO14,65248%3%
Hammonton, NJ14,63038%23%
Jackson, MO14,64157%15%
Source: The Jackson, MO 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.