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  • Jefferson High School
  • 575 Washington St, Jefferson
  • Jefferson City
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 935
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Jefferson Middle School
  • 100 Dragon Dr, Jefferson
  • Jefferson City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 768
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Jefferson Academy
  • 99 Dragon Dr, Jefferson
  • Jefferson City
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 729
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Gum Springs Elementary School
  • 600 Gum Springs Church Rd, Jefferson
  • Jackson County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 829
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • West Jackson Middle School
  • 400 Gum Springs Church Rd, Jefferson
  • Jackson County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 927
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Jackson County High School
  • P.o. Box 159, Jefferson
  • Jackson County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,114
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • 415 Hoschton St, Jefferson
  • Jefferson City
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 817
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1

Jefferson school information

Average Test Scores52%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools72,16479,221
Total private schools151524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
The Jefferson, GA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jefferson public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 49% higher than than the Georgia average and 7% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jefferson public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Georgia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.5% have completed high school, 23.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Jefferson

Completed 8th grade79.5%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school77.5%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college54.2%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.5%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.2%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.3%1.3%

There are a total of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Jefferson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jefferson, GA schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Jefferson, GA, an average of 79.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Jefferson schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Jefferson, GA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bogart, GA1,12762%26%
Hoschton, GA1,78258%18%
Talmo, GA19450%1%
Auburn, GA7,29146%7%
Bethlehem, GA78245%10%
Jefferson, GA9,94652%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Norwalk, IA9,94488%80%
Fairfield, IA9,94271%44%
Brownsville, TN9,93844%10%
Elkhorn, WI9,93146%6%
Hope, AR9,96816%68%
Jefferson, GA9,94652%7%
Source: The Jefferson, GA 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.
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