Jefferson City school information

IndexJefferson CityTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores42%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools31,39079,221
Total private schoolsn/a43024,874
Total post-secondary schools11897,963
The Jefferson City, TN educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Jefferson City public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 19% lower than than the Tennessee average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jefferson City public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.6% have completed high school, 16.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jefferson City are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Jefferson City.
  • 78.5% of people in Jefferson City have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.6% of people in Jefferson City have completed high school.
  • 16.7% of people in Jefferson City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jefferson City

IndexJefferson CityTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade78.5%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school73.6%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.1%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dandridge, TN2,88659%19%
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New Market, TN1,51247%4%
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Jefferson City, TN8,32442%14%

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Jefferson City, TN8,32442%14%
Source: The Jefferson City, TN 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.