Jackson school information

IndexJacksonSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores29%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools193279,221
Total private schoolsn/a36924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Jackson, SC educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jackson public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 37% lower than than the South Carolina average and 41% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jackson public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.1% have completed high school, 10.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jackson are 41% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Jackson.
  • 81.5% of people in Jackson have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.1% of people in Jackson have completed high school.
  • 10.8% of people in Jackson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade81.5%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school80.1%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college43.7%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.3%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.8%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters2.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Augusta, SC22,31052%6%
Burnettown, SC2,76750%1%
Belvedere, SC5,71448%3%
Gloverville, SC2,79635%30%
New Ellenton, SC2,35032%35%
Jackson, SC1,55929%41%

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Nederland, CO1,56035%30%
Lower Lake, CA1,55829%41%
Shepherd, MI1,55837%24%
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Jackson, SC1,55929%41%
Source: The Jackson, SC 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.