Jackson High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Jackson High School
Jackson High School is a public school located in Jackson, Michigan. It is part of the Jackson Public School District and serves grades 9-12. The school has a long history of providing quality education to its students, and its mission is to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment that prepares students to become productive citizens and lifelong learners.
Jackson High School is a diverse school with a variety of student backgrounds, including students from different ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds. The school offers a wide range of courses, from traditional core classes to advanced placement and honors classes. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports, clubs, and student organizations.
Jackson High School has a strong commitment to student achievement and provides a variety of support services to help students reach their academic potential. The school has a comprehensive guidance and counseling department, which provides academic, career, and personal counseling services. The school also offers a variety of college and career readiness programs, such as college tours, career exploration, and college application assistance.
Jackson High School is dedicated to providing a quality education to its students and preparing them for success in college and beyond. The school strives to create an environment that is safe, supportive, and conducive to learning.
321 Stanley Dr
Jackson, AL 36545
9 – 12
Overview Jackson High School
Jackson High School serves 439 students in grades 9-12.
Jackson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Jackson High School
Jackson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Jackson High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.