Jackson High School

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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More
Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
20%
State avg: 23%
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Reading
32%
State avg: 32%
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Math
21%
State avg: 18%
Details
2/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
87%
State avg: 89%
AP course participation
1%
State avg: 13%
SAT/ACT participation rate
35%
State avg: 59%
Equity
3/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity section below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
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Black
68%
White
30%
Hispanic
1%
Two or more races
<1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
331 :1
State avg: 472 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
89%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
321 Stanley Dr
Jackson, AL 36545
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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